SOLANO CO., Calif. (BCN) — Three people died and two are facing major injuries after an early morning traffic fatality on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Solano County.
The incident was first reported at around 3:13 a.m. and occurred on the highway near the Richards Boulevard onramp, according to the CHP. Officers said an Infiniti sedan was driving on the wrong side of the road and struck a Hyundai sedan.
In the Infiniti, the 31-year-old driver and a 27-year-old passenger died, and two other passengers were transported to a local hospital for major injuries. The 30-year-old driver of the Hyundai also died because of the crash.
Fatal victim information is not available at this time, said the coroner’s office. CHP said alcohol may have been involved, and will investigate the collision.
The CHP issued a Sig-alert due to the incident around 4 a.m. and reported westbound lanes of the highway were closed.
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