SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Nine crashes involving 33 vehicles along Highway 50 in Sacramento backed up traffic for a few hours on Saturday and left six people injured, authorities said.

The California Highway Patrol South Sacramento said they were notified at around 4:45 p.m. of several crashes near Watt and Howe avenues.

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All nine crashes happened during Saturday’s rainfall and were a result of drivers traveling too fast or following too closely behind other vehicles, CHP said.

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Five people were transported to the hospital with mild injuries and another was treated for moderate injuries.

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No further information has been released.