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Young driver in El Camino Avenue crash in critical condition

The driver in a crash that closed a Capital City Freeway ramp at El Camino Avenue on Thursday evening is in critical condition, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

Fire crews extricated the 18-year-old male from his vehicle after 8:15 p.m. Thursday.

The man struck the pole of an onramp metering light.

Three passengers reported to be in their 20s are recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Mariam Baksh: 916-321-1673, @MariamBaksh