A Wednesday afternoon fatal three-car crash in Elk Grove has prompted police to close down roadways as they investigate.

The crash happened just after 2:30 p.m. near Grantline Road between Mosher and Bradshaw roads, according to Elk Grove police.

Police said a flatbed tow truck was heading north along Grantline when a black car pulled directly in front of it on between Mosher and Bradshaw.

The truck collided with the car and both crossed traffic hitting a light-colored truck, according to police.

One driver in each car has been reported, with the driver in the black truck reported dead on the scene.

The condition of the remaining drivers has not yet been reported.