SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A man is dead after a woman ran a red light causing a crash in a South Sacramento intersection on Saturday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol announced.
Authorities described the victim as an elderly man. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his identity was not released.READ MORE: San Andreas Hostage Situation: Deputy And Hostage Shot, Suspect Killed
The other driver was described as a 25-year-old woman. Officers said she received minor injuries and was taken to the hospital by a family member.READ MORE: Police: Woodland Bank Break-In Suspect Tried To Get Into Vault
The CHP said alcohol and drugs were not factors in the crash.
Authorities said the crash happened just after 2:45 p.m. in the area of Lindale Drive and Stockton Boulevard.
The woman was traveling northbound on Stockton Boulevard when she ran through a red light, crashing into the victim traveling westbound on Lindale turning into Stockton Boulevard.MORE NEWS: DA's Office To Review Past Cases Related To Sacramento Police Officer Alexa Palubicki After Arrest For Alleged False Reports
The roadway was blocked for some time and cleared at around 4:30 p.m., the CHP said.