Tree falls, crushing 2 vehicles in Granite Bay and injuring drivers


CBS News Sacramento


GRANITE BAY — Two drivers suffered moderate injuries after a tree fell on their vehicles Sunday afternoon in Granite Bay.

CHP – Maroon

The incident was reported around 3:26 p.m., prompting the Auburn California Highway Patrol (CHP) to respond to the scene. When officers arrived at Auburn Folsom Rd. just south of Joe Rodgers Rd., they found that a large tree had fallen on a van and limousine, blocking the entire roadway.

The van’s roof had collapsed and the front end of the sedan was reduced to crumpled metal.

Paramedics transported both drivers from the scene of the accident to medical care.


CHP – Maroon


CHP – Maroon

The CHP advised motorists to slow down for emergency vehicles while they worked to clear the blocked lanes. It is unclear when the road will be fully reopened.

Further details about the incident were not immediately available.

CBS13 staff


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