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.READ MORE: Amber Alert: Children Abducted By Father In Riverside County, Possibly Near Modesto
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.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Say Thieves Target Women Along Stockton Boulevard In Broad Daylight
Five people were transported to the hospital with mild injuries and another was treated for moderate injuries.MORE NEWS: 2 Now-Former Stockton Police Officers Charged In Beating During Arrest Of Teen
No further information has been released.