TRUCKEE (CBS13) — With Northern California under the ‘bomb cyclone,’ feet of snow are expected in the Sierra.
Truckee is already under a blanket of fresh snow, creating dangers on the road. Caltrans closed Interstate 80 in both directions Tuesday afternoon due to multiple crashes.READ MORE: Yastrzemski's Bat, Glove Help Giants Hold Off Tigers 4-3
I-80 traffic is being turned at Alta and Truckee to clear the roads of collisions and keep traffic from backing up further.Garbage Truck Driver Discovers Body When Depositing Trash At Yolo County Dump
The CHP in Truckee said an ambulance on its way to a patient was hit by a reckless driver. A medic and firefighter were inside the ambulance at the time.
No injuries were reported and CHP said the collision is still under investigation.MORE NEWS: Animal Shelters See Rise of Returned Pets, Citing Affordability Concerns
Remember to use extra caution when driving on the snowy roads and to pack your chains if you’re heading up to the mountains.