Officials with the California Highway Patrol said one person died in a multi-vehicle, chain-reaction, rear-end collision on eastbound state Highway 12 in Fairfield Wednesday afternoon.
The collision was reported around 3:22 p.m. at Beck Avenue, CHP Officer David Harvey said.
Four vehicles were stopped at a red light in the No. 1 lane of Highway 12 at Beck Avenue when a white Mercedes Benz van struck the back of a Volkswagen Passat.
The Volkswagen struck the rear of a gray Honda sedan, which hit a BMW sedan, which struck the back of an Audi sedan, Harvey said.
The male Volkswagen driver from Suisun City died at the scene, and occupants of three other vehicles suffered minor injuries, Harvey said.