Pedestrian Killed on I-80 Freeway in Vacaville
VACAVILLE, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2019) — A man was struck and killed by a big rig truck Wednesday morning while walking near the slow lane of the Interstate 80 Freeway, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
The crash took place about 7:01 a.m. near Davis Street. Police and paramedics responded to the scene where the victim was pronounced dead shortly after their arrival.
Police also issued a SigAlert due to the No. 4 lane being blocked. It appears that the truck driver stopped and cooperated with authorities who are investigating what led to the crash. It’s unknown why the victim was on the freeway, whether or not their vehicle broke down.
The crash remains under investigation to determine fault.
Any person with information pertinent to this investigation is asked to contact the CHP at our non-emergency line 1-800-TELL-CHP (1-800-835-5247) or the CHP Solano Area Office at (707) 428-2100.
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CHP 911 DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00662 Type: Fatality Location: I80 E / Davis St Onr Loc Desc: EB 80 JWO DAVIS Lat/Lon: 38.350304 -121.986686
7:35 AM 14  1039 CORONER // ETA 25 MINS [Shared]
7:32 AM 13  22-S3 SLOW LN IS CLOSED FOR ANOTHER HOUR [Shared]
7:28 AM 12  1039 SAC TMC FOR SIGN SUPPORT [Shared]
7:13 AM 11  ^***ISSUE SIGALERT*** #4 LANE BLOCKED DUE TO COLLISION, EB I80 AT DAVIS ST, UNK ETO [Shared]
7:10 AM 10  1039 DOTCC FOR INFO [Shared]
7:09 AM 9  BC LN 15 [Shared]
7:08 AM 8  86 REQ SGT W/ CAMERA / REQ UNIT SHUT DWN #4 LN AT ALAMO [Shared]
7:07 AM 7  [Notification] [CHP]-PER LINE 3 / BIG RIG ON DAVIS OFR [Shared]
7:06 AM 6  GG010 , CONFIRM BIG RIG 1023 EB 80 ON DAVIS ST OFR [Shared]
7:04 AM 5  [Notification] [CHP]- RP UNK WHERE PERSON HIT IS NOW [Shared]
7:03 AM 4  1039 VACA 1141 [Shared]
7:02 AM 3  RP UNK WHERE PERSON HIT IS NOW
7:02 AM 2  RP NOW ON DAVIS OFR / RHS
7:01 AM 1  RP IN BIG RIG VS MALE WALKING IN SLO LN
7:02 AM 17 Unit Assigned