SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A man is recovering after he was shot while driving on Highway 99 in South Sacramento Thursday.

According to the CHP, around 1:50 p.m. a man called 911 saying he had been shot while driving northbound on Highway 99 near 12th Avenue. He was able to pull off the road into a gas station on 12th Avenue. Units arrived and transported him to the hospital.

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The extend of his injuries are not known. Highway 99 from 12th Avenue to Fruitridge Road was closed for about 40 minutes while CHP looked for evidence.

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The roadway has since reopened to traffic.

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