Deadly Accident on Douglas Road
On January 6, 2014 at approximately 5:55 PM, an automobile collision occurred on Douglas Road between Timberlands Drive and Rancho Cordova Parkway.
A Nissan coupe was traveling eastbound on Douglas Road at speeds reported to be well in excess of the posted speed limits. The front of the Nissan collided with the rear of a Toyota sedan which was also traveling eastbound. The Toyota traveled off the roadway and collided with a power pole. The Nissan crossed over into the westbound lane and collided head on with a Chevy which was traveling westbound.
The driver of the Nissan was pronounced deceased at scene. The other driver's were treated at local hospitals for non life threatening injuries.
The preliminary cause of the collision appears to be speed related, but the collision remains under investigation.