One person killed in a head-on collision on Twin Cities Road Thursday morning

According to the CHP, one person was killed early this morning in a head-on collision on Twin Cities Road. A 53-year-old male driving a 2002 Honda was killed and the driver of a 2016 Dodge pickup complained of pain.

The CHP sent out a release of the incident

On August 17th, 2023, at approximately 5:19 AM, Sacramento Communications Center advised California Highway Patrol (CHP) South Sacramento units of a two-vehicle, head on crash that occurred on SR-104 at Clay Station Road. CHP South Sacramento units arrived on scene and verified that two vehicles were involved and as a result one vehicle was on its roof. A 2002 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on SR-104 at an unknown speed and a 2016 Dodge Ram was traveling westbound SR-104 at an unknown speed. Witnesses on scene related that the Honda was accelerating at a high speed, passing across solid double yellow lines and traveling wrong-way through a curve, which ended up resulting in a head-on crash between the Honda and the Dodge. The deceased is a 53 year old male who was the sole occupant of the Honda Civic. The other party and sole occupant of the Dodge Ram had complain of pain to his back, however, he refused any further medical treatment. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor at this time. 

Both lanes of SR-104 are currently closed as the Sacramento County Coroner has been requested and tow trucks are enroute, there is minimal impact to traffic, however, the roadway should be open as soon as the Coroner arrives. The identification of the deceased driver will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office once Next of Kin is advised. 

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