RICHMOND — A person died Friday morning after his pickup truck went down an embankment on Interstate 580 and crashed right into a tree, the California Freeway Patrol stated.
The person’s title was not instantly launched.
The crash occurred about 6:50 a.m. Friday on westbound I-580 east of the Harbour Means offramp.
The CHP stated the person’s Toyota Tacoma hit an indication pole on the correct shoulder earlier than happening an embankment and crashing right into a tree.
The person was trapped within the truck; paramedics gave him medical remedy whereas firefighters tried to free him from the wreckage.
He was lastly faraway from the automobile about 7:26 a.m. however was pronounced useless on the scene.
Authorities closed the 2 righthand westbound lanes about 7:54 a.m. whereas officers investigated and the truck was faraway from the crash website. The closure was nonetheless in impact at 9:20 a.m.
The reason for the crash was underneath investigation. Anybody with info might name the Oakland CHP workplace at 510-457-2875.
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