VACAVILLE (BCN) — A 43-year-old Dixon man died and a Fairfield woman was critically injured Monday morning after a minivan rear-ended a big-rig truck on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vacaville, the California Highway Patrol said.
The Dixon man was driving a Toyota Sienna that changed lanes and collided with the back of the big rig just west of Alamo Drive, shortly after 5 a.m.READ MORE: Fans Rally Behind Road Warrior San Francisco 49ers; Will Tickets Be Available For NFC Championship Game?
The Toyota rolled several times, ejecting the two people inside, CHP Officer Jason Tyhurst said.READ MORE: Hazardous Sneaker Waves Threaten San Francisco Beachcombers
Both were taken to Kaiser Vacaville with major injuries. The driver died and the passenger is in critical condition.
It’s not known whether distracted driving, drugs or alcohol factored in the wreck.MORE NEWS: Film Fans Tell New Castro Theatre Managers To Keep It Reel
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the CHP’s non-emergency line at 1-800-TELL-CHP (1-800-835-5247) or the CHP Solano Area Office at (707) 639-5600, directing information to the CHP-Solano and Officer Barawed.