1 Hurt in Oakland Motorcycle Collision with Vehicle on 580 Freeway
OAKLAND, CA (September 23, 2019) — A motorcyclist suffered injuries in a collision with a vehicle on 580 Freeway Friday morning.
The incident occurred at about 8:19 a.m. according to the California Highway Patrol. A motorcyclist collided with a vehicle in the eastbound lanes near Broadway Auto Row.
The officers said the rider sustained major injuries. On the other hand, the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene. There was no information, however, if they had injuries from the crash.
The first and second lanes of the freeway near the center divider were closed following the incident. The CHP issued a Sig Alert at 8:25 a.m. which took effect until 9:20 a.m.
The collision is under investigation.
Motorcyclists are at great risk so it is important you are aware of them on the road. Always make sure it is safe to make a lane change. Scanning the streets, the next lane over, and using your mirrors can help you be more aware. Avoid accidents at all costs by driving defensively.
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