Grandmother Killed in Crash at Georgetown Drive and Coloma Road
Car Crashes Into Home in Fatal Rancho Cordova Accident
Rancho Cordova, CA (January 19, 2020) – A woman was killed and two others were injured when a car crashed into a home in Rancho Cordova. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of January 19 at Georgetown Drive and Coloma Road.
A grandmother, her son and his wife were watching a football game when a Kia Optima slammed into the home. Two people were pulled from under the car.
Firefighters had to cut a hole into the living room to get everybody out of the home. The 81-year-old grandmother died at the accident scene. The wife and son were injured, but are expected to survive.
The driver, Rancho Cordova resident Gary Circle, 45, was arrested for causing the crash. He was driving while intoxicated and he had two children, ages 4 and 12, in his car at the time of the crash. He is currently in jail and held on $1 million bail. He is facing DUI, manslaughter and child endangerment charges.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.
Nadrich & Cohen is an active donor and supporter of several local MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) chapters throughout California.