Semi Truck and SUV Involved in Early Fatal Collision on 80 Freeway in El Cerrito
EL CERRITO, CA (December 15, 2018) – At least one person was killed following a traffic collision early Saturday morning in El Cerrito, CHP officials said.
The fatal collision happened around 2:16 a.m. on eastbound 80 Freeway at Potrero Avenue off-ramp.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a semi truck and a black SUV collided, blocking the slow lane. While the cause of the crash has not yet been determined, an ambulance unit was dispatched to the scene to provide life-saving aid.
Sadly, at least one fatality was found as a result of the accident. The identity of the victim was not immediately available pending next of kin notification.
A SigAlert was issued, blocking several eastbound lanes of 80 Freeway for unknown duration while evidence from the scene was collected and photographed.
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
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