Major Injuries Sustained in Elk Grove 6-Vehicle Collision on 5 Freeway
ELK GROVE, CA (July 17, 2019) – At least two people suffered injuries in a 6-vehicle collision on the 5 Freeway Tuesday morning.
At around 7 a.m., the California Highway Patrol officers responded to the incident north of Laguna Boulevard.
CHP reported that major injuries were sustained in the accident, while one of the vehicles was totaled. At least two patients required medical attention. However, both were conscious when emergency personnel arrived at the scene.
Also involved in the collision were two big rigs. About 30 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the roadway as per CHP. Crews worked following the crash to clean up the spilled fuel.
The accident blocked the left lane of the northbound traffic for more than an hour. Vehicles backed up to Elk Grove Boulevard during the morning rush hour. The lane reopened at around 8:10 a.m.
Driving can be very dangerous and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. It is important to always drive within the posted speed limit and abide by all traffic laws. Slow down if you see traffic stalling ahead to avoid hitting other vehicles.
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