By Elisabeth Smith

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.

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CHP says multiple parties were taken to area hospitals with major injuries. The driver of the Kia died at the hospital Tuesday evening.

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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.