Fatal accident on northbound highway 99 at Elverta
SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Highway Patrol closed northbound Highway 99 at Elverta Road Tuesday morning due to a fatal collision involving a car and truck.
The crash occurred just north of the junction of Interstate 5 and according to the CHP, involved a gray 2-door car and a Ford pick-up truck. It was first reported at 6:04 a.m.
Northbound traffic was being diverted at Elverta. Natomas Road can be taken back to Riego Road as a temporary detour.
All lanes reopened at 8:50 a.m.