Multi-vehicle collision on I-505 in Vacaville late on Thursday was fatal for one 67-year-old Fairfield man, authorities confirmed.
As of Friday, the name of the victim has not been publicly released.
According to the California Highway Patrol officials, four vehicles were involved in the incident that took place around 10:45 p.m. on Thursday on northbound I-505 north of Vaca Valley Parkway.
Toyota Tacoma, a semitractor-trailer, a Hyundai Sonata sedan and a Ford Explorer SUV were involved in the crash. The victim was the driver in the Toyota Tacoma.
Camarena noted that the big-rig and the Toyota were northbound on I-505 but the Hyundai and Ford were southbound.
“It’s unclear how they came to be involved” in the collision, he said, adding that the collision remains under investigation.
Additionally, two other people involved in the crash suffered serious injuries and were transferred to hospital for additional treatment. Fourth person was also transferred to hospital for treatment with minor injuries.
No information about the condition of the injured people was provided.
The part of the road was closed for several hours while investigators were investigating the scene. The road was fully reopened around 1 a.m.
Once more details about the crash and the victims are available, we will update the case. Stay with us!