SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Two people died this morning after a major car crash in the Sloughhouse area of Sacramento County, Sacramento Metro Fire said.
The collision involved a semi-truck and a sedan and happened on Jackson Highway near Dillard Road, according to officials.READ MORE: Missing Auburn Man Found Dead Near Gold Country Fairgrounds
California Highway Patrol East Sacramento said at approximately 11 a.m., a Honda CR-V traveling westbound crossed over into the eastbound lanes of the highway and collided head-on with a flatbed truck.Turlock Man Accused Of Sending And Receiving Child Porn Online
CHP said both occupants in the Honda died. The diver of the truck is said to be ok.
Caltrans said eastbound lanes are open but road closures in the westbound lanes in the area are expected for approximately two hours.
HWY 16 near Sloughouse is CLOSED to WB traffic due to a semi vs car collision. ETO is 2 hours for the investigation. pic.twitter.com/jjWp1OQ0QU
— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) September 26, 2019
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.MORE NEWS: Fatal Crash Blocks Lanes Of Highway 50 In West Sacramento
More details to follow.