ELK GROVE (CBS13) – A pair of crashes involving several vehicles has traffic on Interstate 5 just south of Elk Grove moving very slow Tuesday morning.
The first crash happened around 5:30 a.m. near the Hood Franklin Road off-ramp from the southbound side of I-5. In this crash, there were two vehicles involved.READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool
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About a half-hour later, several other vehicles were involved in another crash in the same area.READ MORE: California Allowing Theme Parks, Ball Parks And Stadiums To Reopen With Strict Limits On April 1
Exactly what led to both crashes, and if the crashes are related, is unclear at this point.
Northbound traffic on I-5 just south of Elk Grove is moving slow due to looky loos.
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Caltrans is now warning drivers to expect major delays on southbound I-5 just south of Elk Grove due to the crashes and the cleanup necessary after them.MORE NEWS: SMUD Again Extends Suspension Of Non-Payment Shutoffs – Now Through June
“Looky loos” gazing at the crash on opposite side of the freeway has northbound I-5 traffic also going slow, Caltrans says.