Suspect Dead Following Wrong-Way Crash, Police Struggle in Elk Grove

ELK GROVE — Officers investigated a four-vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver near Elk Grove Boulevard and Wymark Drive in Elk Grove Wednesday night.

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle ran away from the scene following the crash, Elk Grove Police said. Officers tracked down the man and officers struggled to restrain him.

During the struggle, officers tased the man. The man continued to resist officers while on the ground and then became unresponsive, police said.

Officers attempted CPR on the man. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

One other person sustained moderate injuries in the crash.

Roadways in the area are closed. Drivers should take alternate routes.

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