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7 children hurt, 2 children dead, adult dead, another adult hospitalized in Sacramento crash | Update

Police said one adult was dead at the scene and 3-year-old and 7-year-old died over night.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Update: 8:30 a.m.

The death toll in a north Sacramento crash rose by two overnight.

The Sacramento Police Department said a three-year-old and a seven-year-old died from their injuries in the crash. Seven other children and one adult remain in conditions ranging from serious to critical.

Original Story:

A multi-casualty crash in Sacramento has left 10 people in the hospital and one person dead.

According to Sacramento Fire Department, the crash happened around 8:16 p.m. along the 900 block of San Juan Road, not far from Northgate Boulevard.

Few details surrounding the crash have been released, but officials said 11 people were hurt, which includes nine minors between the ages of three and eight years old.

Sacramento police spokesperson Sgt. Zach Eaton said one adult is dead and another was taken to the hospital. He said almost everyone is in critical or serious conditions in relation to the the crash.

"I understand that everybody has many questions about what happened here tonight. We have those same questions. Our hearts are with the families and the friends of everybody that's associated with this horribly tragic incident moving forward," said Eaton.

Eaton said the incident was a single-vehicle crash, but police haven't been able to confirm how many people were inside the car. He said the initial call police received was that the car had crashed into a tree, but noted that information could change as the investigation continues.

San Juan Road between Binghamton Drive and Bridgeford Drive have been closed for the investigation.


Multi-casualty crash in Sacramento: Multiple people in hospital


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