SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a crash in northern California has killed four people and injured five others.
The California Highway Patrol says two children are among the dead from the accident Saturday evening on Highway 50 near Placerville.READ MORE: Wild Fan Celebration Erupts Following San Francisco 49ers Last-Second Playoff Win
According to the CHP, a westbound Toyota Prius veered into the path of a minivan and the vehicles collided head-on.
Patrol Sgt. Gilbert Lee says a 4-year-old in the minivan and a child in the Prius died as did the Prius’ driver and another adult in the car.READ MORE: San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Spark 13-10 Upset Of Green Bay Packers To Advance To NFC Championship Game
Lee says four others in the minivan, including 1-year-old twins, survived as did a 10-year-old child in the Prius.
The five were rushed to area hospitals, but there was no word on their conditions.
No names were immediately available.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Wind-Whipped Wildfire Near Big Sur Forces Evacuations; 'Some Pretty Surreal Fire Behavior'
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