SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – First responders are urging people to slow down as rain continues to drench the region for the Monday morning commute.
The Sacramento Fire Department says there have been multiple spin-outs and crashes in the area over the past 24 hours.
Just before 5:30 a.m., a semi-truck rolled over off eastbound Highway 50 near Stockton Boulevard and ended up mangled. No injuries were reported, but the incident highlights just how dangerous the roads still are on Monday.
This accident occurred early this morning on Eastbound US Highway 50 to the Stockton Blvd off ramp. No injuries. There have been multiple spin outs and motor vehicle accidents in the last 24 hours. We remind travelers to #SlowDown and adjust your driving for rainy conditions. pic.twitter.com/D3DGkFYI3n
— Sacramento Fire (@SacFirePIO) December 2, 2019
As of 7:30 a.m., the onramp to eastbound Highway 50 from Stockton Boulevard is closed due to the crash.
Drivers heading up to the Sierra should also be prepared for chain controls and slippery roads. Chains are were effect on Interstate 80 from Kingvale to the Nevada state line, but they were lifted around 11 a.m.
On Highway 50, chain controls are still in effect from Twin Bridges to Meyers.
The National Weather Service says light to moderate precipitation is expected through Monday morning throughout Northern California. Rain will start to taper off by the afternoon, forecasters say.