Update, 5:45 p.m.: The two people who died in a multi-vehicle crash at Sneath Lane and El Camino Real this afternoon have been identified, the coroner's office said.
Usbaldo Gomez, 37, of South San Francisco and Arnulfo Picazo, 39, of San Bruno, who are cousins, were struck by a vehicle traveling east on Sneath Lane while they were apparently stopped at the light at El Camino Real. They were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Police responded to reports of a crash near El Camino Real at around 12:15 p.m.
A vehicle rear-ended several vehicles, including the one Gomez and Picazo were riding in, that were stopped at the intersection, police said.
People from two other vehicles, including the driver who crashed into the stopped vehicles, were taken to hospitals, police said. At least two children were injured in the crash, San Bruno police spokesman Lt. Geoff Caldwell said.
The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.
Police are now investigating the accident, including whether drunk driving was involved.
Police are encouraging witnesses of the crash to contact the San Bruno Police Department at 650-616-7100.
Bay City News Service contributed to this story.
Updated, 3:36 p.m.: Two people are now believed to be dead after the fatal multi-vehicle collision this afternoon at Sneath Lane and El Camino Real, San Bruno Police said.
Several others, including at least two children, have been taken to a local hospital with injuries, San Bruno police Lt. Geoff Caldwell said. It is not known how severe are the injuries.
According to police, one vehicle going eastbound on Sneath Lane rear-ended another vehicle stopped at the light at El Camino Real, which then slammed into two other vehicles that were waiting at the intersection.
The crash was reported at 12:30 p.m., and police are now investigating the scene, including whether drunk driving was involved.
The Sig-alert issued earlier on El Camino Real has now been lifted and the CHP has re-opened the westbound Interstate Highway 380 exit onto El Camino Real.
Traffic on El Camino Real continues to be slow at the intersection, which is near The Shops at Tanforan. Sneath Lane has been closed to traffic west of El Camino Real at the intersection.
Update, 1:33 p.m.: A Sig-alert has been issued on El Camino Real after a fatal multi-vehicle crash was reported this afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
The fatal crash was reported at 12:30 p.m. at Sneath Lane. The alert was issued at 1:10 p.m., a CHP officer said.
The CHP has since closed the westbound Interstate Highway 380 exit onto El Camino Real.
The accident involved many vehicles and left at least one person dead, the CHP officer said.
San Bruno police also responded to the fatal crash.
The CHP did not have an estimate when the area would reopen.
Officials advised avoiding northbound El Camino Real because of long delays expected in the area.
1:07 p.m.: A fatality has been reported at a multiple-vehicle crash in San Bruno on El Camino Real this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The crash, which was reported at 12:30 p.m. at Sneath Lane, involved many vehicles that left at least one person dead, the CHP officer said.
San Bruno police also responded to the fatal crash, the CHP officer said.
Further details were not immediately available, San Bruno police said.
—Bay City News