3/20/21 Update: On Saturday, the CHP confirmed a pedestrian was hit by multiple vehicles on the highway and died at the scene.
ELK GROVE (CBS13) – At least one person was killed in a crash on Highway 99 in Elk Grove on Friday night, the California Highway Patrol said.READ MORE: 'Prime Suspect' Paul Flores Arrested In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart; Still No Remains Found
The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. on the northbound lanes of the highway at Sheldon Road.
At this time, it is unknown how many cars or people were involved in the crash.
Caltrans said all northbound 99 lanes are blocked at nearby Laguna Boulevard and northbound traffic is being detoured at the Sheldon Road off-ramp.READ MORE: Sacramento Hires Inspector General To Independently Review Police Use Of Force Cases
#TrafficAlert in @SacCountyCA: 🚨ALL lanes BLOCKED 🚧 northbound SR-99 @ Laguna Blvd. due to traffic collision. NB traffic detoured @ Sheldon Rd. off-ramp. Expect delays. No ETO. #KnowBeforeYouGo @ElkGrovePD @CityofElkGrove @CosumnesFire @CHPSouthSac @TheCityofSac @CHP_Valley pic.twitter.com/rwExlSABEg
— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) March 20, 2021
There is no estimated time for the reopening of the roadways.MORE NEWS: Lack Of Healthy Players Cuts Davis High School Football Season Short
This is a developing story. CBS13 will bring you more updates as they become available.