A two-car collision in Citrus Heights forced the closure of southbound lanes of Sunrise Boulevard as crews worked to clear the scene.

The collision happened just before 12:30 p.m., and all southbound lanes, from Locher Way to Greenback Lane, were closed, Citrus Heights police said.

Three people were injured in the crash and have since been transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The roadway was reopened to all traffic just before 6 p.m.