Highway 16 Shut Down After Fatal Motorcycle Crash

SACRAMENTO — All lanes of Highway 16 near Hedge Avenue in Sacramento were blocked on Tuesday night following a deadly crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle.

According to the CHP, a motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit a pickup truck just before 8 p.m.

The motorcyclist was fatally injured.

The CHP is investigating and Caltrans has shut down the highway.

There is no estimated time for reopening.

Drivers are asked to avoid Highway 16 if possible.