SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities say a person has died after a crash involving multiple vehicles along Highway 50 in Sacramento early Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened along the westbound side of the freeway near 59th Street.READ MORE: 'I Have No Words': Hero's Family Speechless As He's Receives Carnegie Medal
Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but Caltrans District 3 said multiple vehicles were involved and several lanes were blocked as a result. Traffic backed up for several miles due to the crash.READ MORE: Assemblyman Says Local Tribes Will Help Design Native American Memorial At State Capitol
California Highway Patrol later confirmed that a person died in the crash.
No information about that person has been released at this point.MORE NEWS: Thousands In Attendance For Return Of California Capital Airshow
Officers cleared the scene just before 2 p.m. Drivers should expect some residual delays through the early afternoon.