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Three People Injured in Highway 50 Collision Near Jefferson Boulevard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a significant multi-vehicle incident Thursday morning, emergency crews responded to a four-car collision that left three people injured and one vehicle ablaze. The accident occurred on westbound Highway 50, just west of Jefferson Boulevard at approximately 10 a.m.

The circumstances leading to the mishap remain uncertain, however, it was reported that three of the involved vehicles sustained considerable damage following the crash. The aftermath of the collision saw one car catch fire, adding to the complexity of the emergency response.

Due to the severity of the collision, traffic on the westbound Highway 50 experienced significant delays, resulting in a backup that extended to the nearby interchange. The congestion continued for an extended period as the scene was investigated and cleared by the authorities.

All three injured parties were transported to the hospital for treatment. The nature of their injuries has not been disclosed, and updates on their condition are pending.

The West Sacramento Fire Department was among the first responders at the scene. The California Highway Patrol also arrived swiftly to assess the situation and initiate an investigation to determine the cause of the accident.

The road was eventually reopened to traffic after the vehicles were removed, and the resulting fire was extinguished. Cleanup crews worked diligently to make the roadway safe for motorists again.

Source: KXTV