A driver suspected of driving under the influence collided with an SUV, killing one person and sending three others to the hospital, one with major injuries.
The incident happened around 8 pm Saturday night at the intersection of Calvine Road and Bader Road on the border between Elk Grove and the county of Sacramento.
The CHP believes the suspected DUI driver ran a red light and slammed into an SUV. The passenger in the front seat of the DUI driver later died at the hospital and a passenger in the rear seat sustained major injuries. The driver sustained moderate injuries. The SUV that was hit had four occupants, one of which suffered minor injuries.
The CHP is investigating the case. The name of the DUI driver has not yet been released. The Sacramento Coroner will release the name of the deceased passenger
Comments on social media indicate the intersection is the scene of frequent red light runners and collisions.
Updated from the California Highway Patrol