Although rain tapered off this afternoon in the Sacramento area, the California Highway Patrol has been responding to a number of minor collisions and reports of local roadway flooding.
In El Dorado County, a vehicle ended up in a creek at Highway 49 and Forgotten Loop, between Coloma and Pilot Hill. CHP spokesman Officer Frank Rodriguez said the driver was trapped in the vehicle for a time and has been taken to Marshall Hospital in Placerville with minor injuries. He said alcohol may have contributed to the incident, which was reported shortly after 2 p.m.
For information on traffic incidents and roadway hazards, see the California Highway Patrol's Traffic Incident Information Page.