On Sunday around 9 PM, two people were killed in an accident on I-5 south near the Elk Grove Boulevard exit. The driver of a Nissan sedan, traveling 70 MPH ran into the back of a semi-truck after an earlier collision caused traffic delays.
Consequently, the driver and passenger of the sedan died at the scene.
Additionally, one lane on southbound I-5 was closed for a couple of hours after the incident. All lanes were re-opened by 11 PM.
The names of the victims have not been released.
Additionally, no other injuries were reported.
Update on 11/20/2019:
The victims of the incident were identified as Mariah Alvarado and Cierra Wallace of Stockton, CA. Our heartfelt condolences go out to victims and their family.