MADERA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Traffic along a busy highway is flowing smoothly after a fatal car crash has caused a traffic backup on Highway 145 in Madera early Wednesday morning.
Highway Patrol says it happened around 6:20 a.m. on Highway 145, west of Road 36.
Authorities say the driver of a Dodge Dakota was heading west when he crossed the divider and slammed into three other vehicles.
The driver died at the scene.
Fatal car crash causes traffic jam on Highway 145 in Madera