The California Highway Patrol is searching for a big rig that may have hit the tow truck driver, who was outside of his vehicle on westbound Highway 50. Officers say the big rig driver may not have known they hit the tow truck driver as it appears they were struck by a trailer.
“In that particular area, [Highway] 50 and [Interstate] 80, there have been a lot of wildfires, which means there is less vegetation, and the animals need to travel forward to forage,” she said.
Investigators are looking for witnesses who saw the person throwing three kittens from a car on Highway 50 early Friday morning.
Commuters beware! The project to upgrade the Highway 50 Viaduct is beginning two weeks early, Caltrans announced Thursday.
The Sacramento County Department of Transportation added new ramps and stoplights at the Watt Avenue-Highway 50 interchange.
Today marks one week since Eric Garcia disappeared after leaving Rancho Murrieta. Deputies say Eric made a call to his fiancé last Saturday morning, but the phone hasn’t been used since then.
Highway 50 has been closed indefinitely in both directions near Kyburz in El Dorado County due to thick smoke blowing across the roadway from a nearby fire.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a big rig carrying carnival rides caught fire sometime after 2 p.m. on Tuesday about 25 miles east of Placerville.
This season’s fourth snow survey is scheduled for today. The Department of Water Resources conducts its manual survey off Highway 50 near Echo Summit later this morning.
Eastbound Highway 50 near Watt Avenue is now clear after a pickup truck collided with a Caltrans vehicle and overturned Monday afternoon, officials say.
A man and woman are behind bars Friday after leading deputies on a chase on Highways 99 and 50 in a stolen vehicle.
Tahoe is a popular destination for New Year’s celebrations and vacations, but getting there proved problematic this weekend.