3 Killed in Sacramento Crash on Northbound Highway 99 Near Elverta Road
SACRAMENTO, CA (April 28, 2021) – Three were killed after a car crash on Highway 99 in Sacramento on Wednesday afternoon.
The incident began when a black Mercury Mountaineer struck the rear of a silver Toyota Corolla for an unknown reason. They crashed in the No. 2 lane of northbound Highway 99 in Sacramento.
The Toyota then came to a stop in the No. 2 lane as a result of the collision. The California Highway Patrol said a 30-foot white Penske box truck approached and soon rear-ended the Corolla.
Multi-Vehicle Collision in Sacramento
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded and pronounced the three occupants of the Toyota dead at the scene. Their names have not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
CHP described them as the 67-year-old Antelope man driving the Corolla. His passengers as a 68-year-old Sacramento man, and a 62-year-old Fiji woman.
Officials did not mention if the driver of the Mercury, a 62-year-old Butte Valley woman; and the operator of the truck, a 74-year-old San Rafael man, sustained any injuries from the impact.
Meanwhile, CHP forced the northbound lanes of the highway to shut down for hours following the wreck. The fatal Sacramento crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information can call the CHP at 916-348-2300.
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