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: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check? Suspect In November 2020 Sacramento County Apartment Shooting That Left 2 Dead Arrested In Las Vegas
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: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
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.