SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 40-year-old driver died in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 Tuesday afternoon near the Sacramento International Airport.
According to the North Sacramento Area California Highway Patrol, a big rig failed to slow down and crashed into stopped traffic on southbound I-5 near Airport Blvd. The big rig collided with a maroon Chevrolet van, white Kia, and white Ram pickup truck.READ MORE: 2 People Shot During Fight In Old Sacramento Firefighters Battling Caldor Fire Looking Forward To Wet Weather
CHP says multiple parties were taken to area hospitals with major injuries. The driver of the Kia died at the hospital Tuesday evening.MORE NEWS: 'That Is Just Inhumane': Hidden Camera Captures Alleged Elder Abuse At Folsom Senior Living Facility
Officers say the driver of the big rig is cooperating with the investigation and they do not suspect intoxication as a factor in this crash.