SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Two people have died after a crash in downtown Sacramento Sunday night, authorities said.
According to the Sacramento Police Department, two vehicles were involved in the collision and five other people were taken to the hospital for injuries.READ MORE: 'This Hits Hard For Us': Officer Ty Lenehan Remembered By His Elk Grove PD 'Family'
One person was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.
The Sacramento Fire Department, which had crews respond to the scene, said one of the five people hospitalized suffered critical injuries, two suffered major injuries, while the remaining two suffered moderate injuries.READ MORE: Tributes For Fallen Elk Grove Police Officer Ty Lenehan Pour In From Law Enforcement Across The Region
Police announced Monday morning that a second person, one of the five taken to the hospital, has also since died from her injuries.
The crash happened in the area of 7th and L streets just before 8:30 p.m. Sacramento police said road closures in the area would be in place for several hours as officers process the scene.MORE NEWS: Bay Area Senator Proposes 12-Year-Olds Should Have Vaccination Rights Without Parents Consent
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.