Sig-Alert issued for I-80 after early morning fatality

(KRON) — One person was killed and a driver suffered life-threatening injuries early Sunday morning after a crash on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vacaville, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Around 5:30 a.m., CHP officers responded to a report of a crash on the highway, west of Lagoon Valley Road, according to CHP spokesman Officer Dave Harvey.

Officers determined a Honda Accord traveling in the highway’s eastbound lanes struck a Jeep SUV that was stopped in the right-hand shoulder, Harvey said.

One person inside the SUV was killed, according to Harvey.

Two others inside the SUV suffered injuries and were taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

The driver of the Honda suffered life-threatening injuries and was also taken to a hospital, Harvey said.

CHP officials are investigating the incident and suspect drugs or alcohol as a factor in the crash, according to Harvey.

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