SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A man died in a car crash on his way to the hospital to be treated for a possibly life-threatening gunshot wound.

On Sunday just after midnight, a 28-year-old man was reportedly shot on Traction Avenue in Old North Sacramento. He was taken to the hospital before police arrived.

Then at around 12:22 a.m., Sacramento deputies’ dispatchers were notified of a vehicle crash near Hurley Way and Morse Avenue. It turns out the victim was involved in the crash and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle was hospitalized with major injuries.

Detectives are asking the community for any information that may help catch the suspect and establish a motive for the shooting.