YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities say two people are have died after a crash along the Sacramento River early Wednesday evening.
California Highway Patrol says, just after 6 p.m., a sedan was speeding northbound on Old River Road, near County Road 124, when they partially crossed into the oncoming lane and hit a pickup truck head-on.READ MORE: Homeless Encampments Cause Concern For Local Businesses As Sacramento Shelters Reach Capacity
The driver of the sedan, a 61-year-old West Sacramento resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.New Law Makes Getting License Easier For Barbers And Hairstylists In California
Medics flew the driver of the pickup, a 76-year-old West Sacramento resident, to the UC Davis Medical Center by helicopter, but he too was soon pronounced dead. Officers say a passenger in the pickup also suffered moderate injuries.
Investigators say the sedan driver was reportedly driving recklessly and passing other drivers unsafely leading up to the crash.MORE NEWS: Dinosaur Exhibits Open At Sacramento Zoo
No names from any of the people involved in the crash have been released at this point.