One Person Hospitalized After 5 Freeway Accident near American River Bridge in Sacramento

5 Freeway Accident
1 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on 5 Freeway in Sacramento

Sacramento, California (October 27, 2023) – One person was hospitalized after a multi-car accident that happened Friday morning on 5 Freeway near the American River Bridge in Sacramento, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The incident was reported around 6:26 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the freeway just south of Garden Highway.

Three vehicles were involved in the collision.

A party reporting the accident said one of the cars was driving at speeds of more than 90 mph prior to the collision.

Another party called authorities reporting that they ran over debris from the crash, and their vehicle was disabled.

Emergency personnel responded to the scene and transported one person to the hospital with minor injuries.

CHP officers are investigating to establish the cause of the accident.

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