Fatality among multiple wrecks on wet Sacramento highways

10:21 AM, Apr 12, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO - Heavy rain and slick road conditions on Sacramento highways possibly contributed to numerous wrecks Thursday morning, one of which resulted in a fatality.

According to California Highway Patrol reports, four wrecks occurred on northbound Interstate 5.  In one, a man driving a sedan spun out and hit a tree near Florin Rd., killing him in the process. 

Two other wrecks were reported on I-5 north at Sutterville Rd. and Richards Blvd. A crash also occurred on I-5 southbound at Richards Blvd. No information was provided on injuries or causes in these incidents.

A fourth crash occurred on Highway 80 westbound at Northgate Blvd.  No information was provided on injuries or cause of the wreck.

Another wreck was reported around 6:20 a.m. on the Capital City Freeway when a driver rolled off the the roadway, according to the CHP. No information was provided on the driver's condition.

Traffic is congested in all areas near these incidents.


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