Woman Killed in Oakland Crash on 80 Freeway and 880 Freeway
OAKLAND (May 9, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision occurred on the Interstate 80 Freeway and the 880 Freeway connector ramp Wednesday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 8:33 p.m.
CHP received a report about a gray Nissan Armanda and a silver colored sedan which collided on the westbound 80 Freeway to the southbound 880 Freeway transition. A pedestrian was also seen in the area and was believed to have been involved in the incident.
Fatal Car Crash on 80 Freeway to 880 Freeway Transition
Alameda County Fire Department officials responded to the scene and confirmed that a female victim was killed following the crash. The name of the deceased has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, a witness told CHP that a motorist in a white or silver car was seen recklessly driving and crossing over double yellow lines prior to the wreck. It was not immediately known whether or not that driver was involved in the collision.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family members and friends of the deceased during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of the all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly wreck. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not motorist was recklessly driving and caused the crash, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way individual. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family of the deceased may be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim pending the results of the investigation. Family members of wrongful death victims have the right to seek a recompense for the funeral costs, lost future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident caused by a negligent individual, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and bring our expertise to your case. Contact our experienced wrongful death lawyer today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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