1 Dies in Oakland Motorcycle Accident on 880 Freeway near 5th Avenue
Oakland, California (October 23, 2019) – According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, a person was killed in a traffic accident involving a motorcycle in Oakland Wednesday afternoon.
The fatal crash took place at around 4:13 p.m. on the Interstate 880 Freeway near the 5th Avenue onramp.
It was reported that a motorcycle rider was lying down on the freeway. According to the authorities, the motorcyclist was struck by a silver Mercedes or Camry, and a white Chevrolet pickup truck. However, details of how the crash occurred were not immediately available.
Paramedics responded to the scene and rendered aid to the victim, but the man did not survive his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name has not been disclosed pending notification of family.
An investigation into the accident is underway.