1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized after Chain-Reaction Crash on Highway 12 in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — First responders are at a deadly multi-vehicle crash in Fairfield on eastbound Highway 12.

The California Highway Patrol reports just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, a van rear-ended a Volkswagen that was stopped at a light at Beck Avenue, causing a chain-reaction crash. In total, five cars were involved in the crash.

The driver in the Volkswagen, a Suisun City man, died. Two people, including the driver of the van, were hospitalized.

Two others were treated at the scene of the crash.

Drivers have been asked to avoid the area and the CHP says it could take around two hours to clear the scene.

Stay with FOX40 for more updates on this developing incident.

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