SACRAMENTO - A man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on collision between a tow truck and a pickup truck near Auburn Tuesday morning.
The crash occurred in the area of Foresthill Rd. and Drivers Flat Rd. around 8:31 a.m., said Officer David Martinez of the California Highway Patrol.
The driver of the pickup suffered serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital via medivac helicopter, Martinez said. The tow-truck driver had minor injuries.
Both roads were expected to be closed for several hours for the investigation and debris clean-up.
The cause of the wreck was to be determined.