Supersize plug-in hybrids, including 4-wheel-drive SUVs and pickup trucks, are starting to gain traction in the increasingly competitive electric car market.
One person died and a Rohnert Park man was injured when a pickup truck crashed into a tree early Saturday morning in Santa Rosa.
The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who ran away from the scene of a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo early Sunday morning, a CHP spokesman said Monday.
BCN9:CONCORD: FOUR-YEAR-OLD GIRL INJURED IN HIT-AND-RUN
COLLISION WITH PICKUP
BCN9 -HIT-AND-RUN COLLISION
A four-year-old girl suffered major injuries to her foot when she was hit by a truck that then fled the scene of the collision in Concord on Tuesday, police said.
Police responded to reports that a child had been hit by a car on Sixth Street just north of Clayton Road at around 6:30 p.m.
They found the girl in the road in front of 3203 Sixth St. and she was transported to Children’s Hospital in Oakland with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.
Police said an investiga’s Hospital in Oakland with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.
Police said an investigation suggested that the girl had entered the road and then been struck by the truck, which was traveling south on Sixth Street.
The vehicle’s driver left the scene without stopping, driving down Clayton Road, police said.
The truck was described as a newer model light blue pickup truck with oversized tires and no camper shell. There was possible damage to the right headlight area of the truck.
Police are asking anyone with information about the collision to contact Concord police at (925) 671-3311 ext. 4365.
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A shooting in Union City Tuesday afternoon left one person wounded and caused two schools to be locked down while police searched for the gunman.
Customers inside a Vallejo Safeway store escaped injury Saturday morning when a pickup truck crashed into the store, destroying checkout stands and aisles.
A stolen pickup truck was recovered Thursday morning from the water near the Oakland Coliseum, a fire department battalion chief said.
Police said Tuesday that an Antioch woman was dragged to death by a pickup truck following an early morning argument.
A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Campbell Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.