Evening 3-Vehicle Wreck on Highway 50 in Rancho Cordova Leaves One Injured
RANCHO CORDOVA, CA (February 14, 2019) – An elderly man was injured following a multi-vehicle crash Thursday evening in Rancho Cordova.
The crash happened around 9:10 p.m. on Highway 50 at Mather Field Road on-ramp.
Three vehicles were involved, one had lost control for unknown reasons. When officers arrived, they located a white Acura sedan in the center divider, and a gray Lexus sedan and a Toyota Corolla on the right shoulder. Debris were scattered across all lanes.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and found an elderly male occupant in the Corolla with injuries. The patient was then transported to a hospital with a complaint of pain.
Fire officials blocked at least three highway lanes while they worked on the scene.
It is unclear if speed, drugs and/or alcohol were contributing factors in the crash. An ongoing investigation continues to determine the ultimate cause and liability.
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