The first two lanes of the interstate Highway 57 were closed in California on Friday after a truck slammed into them, killing one person and injuring eight others.
California Highway Patrol said a semi-truck drove into the highway and collided with a vehicle, causing a serious head-on collision.
The driver of the semi-trailer died at the scene.
Authorities are investigating.
A tractor-trailers trailer crashed into a guardrail, killing two people and injuring four others.
Authorities said the driver of a pickup truck also died.
It happened at about 6:45 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 57 near Sacramento, California.
Officials say the driver was a 26-year-old man from the city of El Monte.
The semi-tracked the guardrail and struck the guard rail, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Authorities say one person died at San Diego State University Medical Center.
Authorities believe the other person died in the crash.