Six injured in two-car collision on Cirby Way in Roseville

By: Scott Thomas Anderson, Editor
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Roseville emergency responders rushed to the intersection of Cirby Way and Cirby Hills Drive this afternoon after a sedan and SUV collided with one another, sending the sedan head-on into a large tree.

The accident happened around 3:25 p.m.

According to the Roseville Fire Department, a husband and wife were driving in a black Lincoln Aviator SUV, with four children as passengers, when they were involved in crash with a white Hyundai Elantra. Both vehicles left the roadway, smashing into a brushy area near the entrance to Cirby Hills Drive. The Hyundai smashed directly into a pine tree. Its two adult occupants were trapped inside. Witnesses said one was unconscious. Roseville firefighters, police officers and paramedics descended on the scene. Firefighters freed both occupants of the sedan, determining they had suffered serious injuries. They were rushed to Sutter Roseville Hospital.

The wife and three of the children inside the SUV were taken by ambulance to Kaiser Hospital and Mercy San Juan hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the SUV was unharmed and told the Press Tribune that the sedan had caused the wreck. Roseville police are still investigating the incident.