Big Rig Fire Backs Up Traffic on Highway 99 in Galt

Big rig fire, twin cities road

A big rig caught fire near Twin Cities Road in Galt.
Courtesy: Cosumnes Fire Department

GALT-

A burning big rig is slowing traffic to a crawl on northbound Highway 99 at Twin Cities Road in Galt Thursday afternoon.

The overpass has been closed, no word when it might reopen.

California Highway Patrol says the truck had hit several other cars.

Cosumnes Fire Department tweeted information that at least one person had been taken to the hospital.

The truck was reportedly carrying hot sauce.

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