Ford Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 80
Pinole, CA (January 08, 2021) – On Friday, a 46-year-old Vallejo man died, while a 78-year-old Concord woman was injured in a head-on collision on Interstate 80 near the Carquinez Bridge.
The fatal incident took place at about 12:30 a.m west of the Pinole Valley Road exit.
The CHP suspects the Concord woman who was reported missing, drove a silver Toyota Camry west in the eastbound lanes and smashed into a silver Ford Focus.
As a result, Ford’s male driver was trapped in his seat and firefighters freed him using hydraulic tools.
Immediately, rescuers took him to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek where he later died.
Authorities withheld his identity, pending notification of his next of kin.
Meanwhile, an ambulance took the woman who is suspected of driving the Camry to the same hospital.
Authorities said her injuries were deemed moderate.
Furthermore, a 39-year-old Vallejo woman who was a Ford passenger survived with minor injuries.
The authorities did not arrest make an arrest as it was not clear whether the driver of the Camry was impaired.
The CHP continues to investigate the crash. Similarly, they urge anyone who saw the incident or the Camry going the wrong way to contact its Walnut Creek office at 925-646-4980.
Sweet Lawyers extends our genuine condolences during this difficult time to the family and friends of the deceased.
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Moreover, those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, among other costs.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of families, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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