2 Dead After Crash Along Northbound I-5 In Elk Grove

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Two people have died in a crash involving a truck and a big rig Wednesday morning.

The scene is along northbound Interstate 5 past Laguna Boulevard.

California Highway Patrol says two men in a truck were speeding when they slammed into the back of a big rig a little before 5:30 a.m. The semi was slowing down due to another crash a couple of miles past Laguna Boulevard.

Authorities say two people in the truck that crashed into the big rig have died in the crash. They were not wearing seatbelts, police say.

Officers say the semi driver described the moment of the crash as feeling like a small bump.

Caltrans has issued a SigAlert due to lanes being reduced in the area. Traffic is heavy in the area.

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