ELK GROVE (CBS13) — The latest on a crash along Highway 99 near Elk Grove on Friday:
8:05 a.m.READ MORE: Protesters In Placerville Call For Noose To Remain In City's Logo
All lanes are now back open after a crash that severely clogged traffic leaving Elk Grove on Friday morning.
Caltrans says Highway 99 has been cleared, but drivers should still expect a delay as traffic catches up.
No other information about the crash has been released at this point.
A crash along southbound Highway 99 has traffic backing up leaving Elk Grove on Friday morning.READ MORE: Police Responding To Intruder Call Swarm Natomas Home To Discover Roomba As Cleaning Culprit
The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near the Eschinger Road offramp.
#TrafficAlert in @SacCountyCA: 🚨 The #2 (right) lane BLOCKED 🚧 on southbound SR-99 just north of Eschinger Rd. due to traffic collision. Expect delays. Use I-5. @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @FOX40 @PedroRiveraTV @GoodDayCourtney @TinaMacuha @GoodDayTraffic @ABC10 @BrittanyBegley pic.twitter.com/LmCtyz0EpG
— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) April 2, 2021
Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but a pickup truck was left with significant damage. That truck is now blocking the road and crews are working to try and move it.
Traffic is now severely backing up starting just after Elk Grove Boulevard to Eschinger Road.MORE NEWS: Family Calls For Help In Finding Missing Modesto Mother Of 2 Allegedly Kidnapped At Gunpoint
Drivers should use Interstate 5 instead, Caltrans says, or expect heavy delays.