1 Injured in Oakland Car Accident on 80 Freeway near Powell Street
Oakland, California (September 5, 2019) – According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, one person was injured early Thursday morning in a car accident on 80 Freeway in Oakland.
As per the CHP report, the wreck occurred at about 1:37 a.m. on eastbound 80 Freeway, just west of Powell Street and involved two vehicles.
Details regarding what led to the collision were not immediately provided, but authorities said one of the vehicles involved flipped onto its roof after the impact.
Paramedics responded to the scene and rendered aid to one of the motorists who complained of pain after the crash. The identity and condition of the driver at this time were not released.
Lane 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the freeway were shut down as crews removed the wrecked vehicles.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.