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Crash on Highway 99 in Elk Grove Road Blocks Southbound Lanes

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ELK GROVE — A crash involving several vehicles is blocking at least two southbound lanes of Highway 99 near Dillard Road in Elk Grove.

The crash was first reported on the CHP’s incident page at 4 p.m.

According to the CHP, a big rig, a tow truck and a taxi were involved, though it was not immediately clear what caused the crash.

Caltrans advised drivers to get off on Grant Line Road as a detour, or avoid Highway 99 all together. Traffic was backed up for miles before the scene.