Ricky Manley Dies, 2 Injured in Car Accident on Railroad Avenue in East Bay
PITTSBURG, CA (July 23, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, 32-year-old Ricky Manley died, and three others are in critical condition after a two-vehicle rollover crash on Railroad Avenue.
The incident happened at 9:20 a.m. on Railroad Avenue and Buchanan Road. After the crash, a vehicle rolled over in a yard and led to the closure of the intersection.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the car with two occupants traveled north on Railroad Avenue. However, it crashed with an eastbound vehicle on Buchanan Road.
Furthermore, three fire units and three AMR units responded to the scene.
Upon the authorities’ arrival, they found out that both the driver and a passenger sustained life-threatening injuries. Battalion Chief Bob Atlas added that these three people were hospitalized in critical condition.
However, one of the drivers, Mr. Manley, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Meanwhile, the passenger remained in critical condition. The other person suffered minor injuries.
At this time, the Pittsburg Police didn’t disclose the time when the roadway would reopen.
The Pittsburg Police Department Fatal Accident Response Team currently spearheads the investigation. The authorities haven’t determined whether impairment played a role in the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers send out our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Ricky Manley during this difficult time.
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