Monday morning began with a multi-vehicle wreck which left one person dead, and eight injured on Highway 12.
According to the Vacaville Reporter the pileup on Highway 12 east of Napa happened when the driver of a Ford Taurus crossed the center divide into the path of an oncoming Cal Fire tractor-trailer. The Taurus was then hit by a minivan carrying six passengers as it careened back across the road. The Cal Fire trailer also struck another car.
The driver of the Tarus was pronounced dead at the scene.Eight other individuals involved in the accident were taken to local hospitals.
Highway 12 remained closed near the intersection of Highway 29 Monday evening. The CHP's major accident investigators have not yet determined the cause of the crash.
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