CalTrans Contractor Hit and Injured by Vehicle on Interstate 580 Wednesday
Richmond, CA (April 14, 2021) – A CalTrans contractor suffered injuries following an alleged hit-and-run crash on Interstate 580 early Wednesday, the East Bay Times reported.
Officials said a vehicle traveling west on I-580 struck a male party, later identified as a CalTrans contractor. Preliminary investigation revealed the victim was preparing to shut down lanes of the freeway for a construction crew detail.
In the area near Bayview Avenue onramp, a dark-colored sedan hit the worker. Authorities mentioned the motorist fled the scene immediately after the collision.
Major Injury Hit-and-Run Crash in Richmond, April 14
Meanwhile, responding medical personnel found the contractor at the crash site with major injuries. Due to the condition of the victim, authorities called a medical helicopter to airlifted the patient to a trauma center. The name of the patient and their condition at this time remained undisclosed.
Investigators handling the case continue to identity and locate the hit-and-run suspect in the Richmond pedestrian accident.
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