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CHP: Man driving naked in North Sacramento crashes on I-5

The driver was being investigated under suspicion of a DUI, but CHP says it has determined he was not intoxicated.
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FILE - In this April 23, 2020, file photo, a California Highway Patrol officer stops a motorist in Anaheim, Calif. An internal investigation by the California Highway Patrol found that CHP Officer Morgan McGrew propositioned or otherwise harassed 21 women he encountered on his job while verifying drivers' Vehicle Identification Number. An investigation by KQED and the California Reporting Project found officer McGraw resigned under pressure in 2017 and he never was charged for his conduct. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A minor crash that occurred around 12:40 p.m. Thursday on southbound Interstate 5 was caused by an adult man driving naked, authorities said. 

California Highway Patrol (CHP) closed lanes in the area as the car was removed. That section of the highway has since been cleared.

According to CHP North Sacramento spokesperson Greg Zumstein, authorities are still trying to determine what caused the single-car crash and if the nakedness was related.

The driver was being investigated on suspicion of driving under the influence, but Zumstein said it has been determined he was not intoxicated. The man has been taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

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