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Big rig collision on 16th Street stalls traffic in downtown Sacramento

Police attend to an accident at 16th Street and Sproule Avenue on Thursday, July 11, 2019.
Police attend to an accident at 16th Street and Sproule Avenue on Thursday, July 11, 2019. Public Safety News

Traffic leaving downtown Sacramento via 16th Street is backed up on Thursday afternoon due to a stalled big rig.

The cause was an accident that happened at 2:36 p.m. on the northbound thoroughfare at Sproule Avenue, involving a big rig and a white sedan. Traffic is backed up along 16th Street for about six blocks.

Sacramento Police are on scene processing the collision.

One person was taken to the hospital for a possible broken wrist and is in stable condition, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

Motorists leaving downtown to access Highway 160 and connect to the Capital City Freeway should expect delays.

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