HERCULES (CBS SF) — Two individuals died in a series response crash late Friday night time on I-80 after they exited their disabled autos and had been fatally struck as they exchanged their insurance coverage info, in response to the California Freeway Patrol.
The lethal incident came about at round 8:19 p.m. on the busy freeway west of Willow Ave in Hercules. Initially, CHP dispatch was alerted to a disabled Honda Accord that had suffered a flat tire and stopped in #1 lane.
Investigators stated a Volkswagen Passat got here to an entire cease behind the disabled Honda. Then a black Honda Accord rear-ended the stopped Passat and was rear-ended by a silver Honda Civic.
The a number of collisions all resulted in no accidents to any of the events and minor car injury solely.
The drivers of the autos acquired out and had been exchanging info inside the middle median of I-80 westbound when a blue Toyota Camry approached the crash scene. The Camry swerved into the middle median to keep away from the stopped autos and collided with a number of individuals.
An grownup feminine — a 35-year-old from San Leandro — was catapulted into the eastbound lanes of I-80 and subsequently hit by autos touring on I-80 eastbound and killed.
An grownup male was additionally struck by the blue Toyota Camry and landed within the middle median of I-80 westbound and was killed.
Each individuals within the blue Toyota Camry had been transported for minor accidents to native hospitals.
Investigators stated alcohol and/or medicine weren’t suspected as an element within the accident.
If anybody witnessed this collision or simply previous to the collision and haven’t spoken with CHP, please contact Contra Costa CHP at (925)646-4980.