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Children injured in I-80 crash

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A five-vehicle wreck on Interstate 80 Tuesday morning left four young girls and a baby boy injured, according to the report from the California Highway Patrol.
 
At about 8:11 a.m., units responded to a major in-jury collision on westbound I-80, just east of Highway 65, involving five vehicles. Preliminary investigation indicates there was an initial collision be-tween a 2013 blue Ford Explorer driven by Greg Holstead, 38, of Rocklin, and a white Toyota Scion, driven by Steve Saechao, 34, of Lincoln, followed by additional collisions with the other three involved vehicles, according to the CHP report.
As emergency personnel arrived on scene, it was determined a 9-month-old male passenger in the Toyota Scion had sustained major in-juries. CPR was administered at the scene. The 9-month-old was transported to UC Davis Medical Center, where the baby was still hospitalized with life-threatening injuries as of Wednesday morning.
 
Four female passengers in the Explorer, ages 4 and 7, were transported to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with minor to moderate injuries.
The other three vehicles involved were a 2014 Peterbilt truck/trailer driven by 53-year-old H. Andy Williams Jr. of Tucson, Ariz.; a white Chevrolet Express driven by 49-year-old Sarjeet Singh, of Orangevale; and a Ford F-150 pickup driven by Michael Donohue Jr., 66, of Auburn. According to the report, all five drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
 
Three lanes were closed for about an hour for patient care, scene investigation and the removal of the involved vehicles.
 
The CHP Auburn Area is conducting the traffic collision investigation. Alcohol and/or drugs are not a factor in this collision, according to the report.
 
CHP is asking the public to assist us with any witnesses who may have observed the collision. If anyone witnessed the collision and/or can provide  information regarding the collision, contact the Auburn Area CHP office at (916) 663-3344, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.