Tour Bus Driver Responsible for Fatal Collision
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, October 30th
October 31, 2018- According to the East Bay Times, Lumumba Richard, 46, of San Lorenzo, and Renee Rodriguez, 57, of Hayward, have been identified as the two victims fatally injured in a multi-vehicle collision that occurred earlier this week on I-880 north.
California Highway Patrol officials responded to the collision and noted that four total vehicles were involved including a tour bus, a Ford, a Lexus, and a UPS truck.
Preliminary investigations have indicated that the operator of the tour bus failed to stop for traffic and slammed into the rear of the Lexus driven by Renee Rodriguez forcing it off the side of the road. The bus then struck the Ford driven by Richard which was pushed into the rear of the UPS truck.
According to the East Bay Times, both Rodriguez and Richard tragically suffered fatal injuries and were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, there were no reports of anyone else sustaining injuries as both the UPS truck driver and the tour bus driver were ok and declined any medical assistance.
It was unclear whether or not there were any passengers on board the tour bus as those details were not disclosed.
At this time, CHP officials are currently investigating the collision and are unsure why the tour bus driver was unable to stop in time before triggering the crash.
No further information has been made available as the investigation is currently ongoing.
*The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the family members and friends of both Lumumba Richard and Renee Rodriguez during such difficult times.
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