1 Killed and 4 Injured in Head-On Collision on Highway 99 near Dillard Road
Sacramento, California (August 22, 2021) – One person was killed in a Sunday morning car crash involving a police vehicle in Galt.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly collision happened on the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near Dillard Road at about 4:35 a.m.
The CHP established that a Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling southbound when it crashed into the center median and veered into the northbound lanes where it collided head-on with a Galt Police Department patrol vehicle with two officers inside.
1 Killed in Collision Involving Police Vehicle on Highway 99 in Galt
The driver of the truck was killed in the accident.
Two passengers in the truck were hospitalized with moderate injuries.
The two officers were seriously injured in the accident and were transported to UC Davis Medical Center for treatment.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The South Sacramento CHP Area officers are investigating the accidents.
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