Rear-End Crash on Highway 99 near Elverta Road Kills 2 Men and 1 Woman
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA (April 29, 2021) – Three people died in a rear-end accident on Highway 99 south of Elverta Road.
The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27. According to the California Highway Patrol, a 62-year-old Butte Valley woman was driving a black Mercury Mountaineer northbound on Highway 99. For unknown reasons, she rear-ended a silver Toyota Corolla.
The Corolla landed in the second lane of the highway when a 30-foot Penske box truck rear-ended it a second time. The occupants of the sedan were pinned inside the vehicle after the second crash.
The driver of the Corolla, a 67-year-old Antelope man, died at the scene. His two passengers, a 68-year-old Sacramento man and a 62-year-old woman from Fiji were also killed.
At this time, authorities did not suspect alcohol and drugs as contributing factors. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims.
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