Fatal Crash San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Interstate 80; DUI Arrests

 Fatal Crash San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Interstate 80; DUI Arrests
Two drivers arrested on DUI charges. Woman struck and killed on I-80 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. — file photo

Woman Struck, Killed in Crash on I-80 Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2024) — A woman was struck by a suspected DUI driver Sunday morning in a fatal crash on the eastbound I-80 on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

The deadly pedestrian accident followed a two-vehicle collision at around 3:15 a.m. on Jan. 14th, just west of the Yerba Buena Island off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The initial crash happened after a suspected DUI driver in a white Mercedes SUV broke down in the eastbound lanes of the I-80, the San Francisco Standard reports. The victim was driving a blue Honda Civic and crashed into the disabled 2022 Mercedes GLA35 SUV. She exited her Honda and was standing nearby when a third driver in an oncoming gray Honda Civic struck the victim and her vehicle. Authorities say the driver in the gray Honda was also allegedly DUI.

Woman Killed in Crash on Bay Bridge

Paramedics responded and rushed the injured woman to a hospital, but she later died from her injuries and has not been identified. The San Francisco Medical Examiner will release the victim’s name after relatives are notified about the fatal crash on the Bay Bridge.

Meanwhile, police responding to the scene determined that both of the drivers in the Mercedes and the gray Honda Civic were driving under the influence. Also, the driver of the Honda was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Tow trucks removed the blue Honda with major left-rear-end damage, the Mercedes with major rear-end damage and the gray Honda with major front-end damage.

Police closed down the eastbound Interstate 80 to conduct an investigation.

Witnesses should call traffic investigators at 415-557-1094.

Johnson Attorneys Group hopes this news information is timely and helpful, but our law firm does not represent any of the parties mentioned above . Additionally, if you would like to contribute any information, add a GoFundMe page or have legal questions, please call 1-(855) 703-4186 as soon as possible. Our personal injury law firm is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

Sources: CHP-F, San Francisco Standard

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