SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two crashes affected traffic on southbound Highway 99 in the Sacramento area on Monday.
A three-vehicle accident has blocked southbound Highway 99 and is causing a miles-long backup.
The crash happened in the 4 p.m. hour south of Eschinger Road in Elk Grove and involves a jackknifed big, a taxi and a tow truck, according to a Consumnes Fire Department statement. One person suffered moderate injuries in the crash and was taken to the hospital.
The exact cause of the crash has not been released.
A second incident blocked traffic on southbound Highway 99 near Florin Road. It has since been cleared.
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