WOODLAND (AP) — Authorities say six people have been killed in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver on a Northern California highway.
The California Highway Patrol says it received calls around 12:30 a.m. Sunday about a Chevrolet heading south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Woodland.READ MORE: Stockton Man Gets 17 Year Prison Sentence For Child Sex Trafficking
The CHP says the 2013 Chevrolet with only the female driver inside collided with a Dodge carrying five people about 20 miles northwest of Sacramento. Both vehicles were engulfed in flames.
Officials say the woman in the Chevrolet and everyone in the Dodge — three women and two men — died at the scene.READ MORE: Petaluma Police Nab Man With 5 Arrest Warrants On Gun, Drug Charges
Investigators will try to determine whether alcohol or drugs played a role.
The Sacramento Bee reports the Yolo County Coroner’s office will release the identities of the victims.MORE NEWS: EDD Fraud: Fresno Man, Central Valley Inmate Plead Guilty To $103K Unemployment Benefit Scheme
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