VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Authorities say they believe DUI was a factor in a deadly crash along Interstate 80 in Vacaville early Thursday morning.
The crash happened just before 5 a.m. near the Highway 505 connector.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
According to California Highway Patrol, witnesses reported seeing a Toyota sedan crash into the center median, then ricochet back onto the freeway and crash into another vehicle.
Three other vehicles then crashed into the Toyota sedan, ejecting the driver.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
The driver of the Toyota, only identified as a 33-year-old woman from Alameda, was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.
Officers are still investigating the crash, but they do believe drugs and/or alcohol were a factor.MORE NEWS: Looting Suspect Accused Of Dozens Of Thefts Arrested In South Lake Tahoe
Traffic got diverted off eastbound I-80 for several hours as officers investigated the scene. A SigAlert was also issued. All lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m.