Richmond, CA- 1 Person Dead, 1 Person Sustained Serious Injuries From A Rollover Interstate 80 Crash
One person was killed and another person sustained major injuries in a 2-vehicle crash on Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Richmond. The crash reportedly occurred along Interstate 80, west of the Central Avenue interchange. The driver of one of the 2 vehicles involved in the crash was arrested under the suspicion of felony driving under the influence. The crash occurred just before 5:12 pm. According to the California Patrol Highway, the Nissan Sentra was headed east along Interstate 80. The Nissan reportedly darted in and out at the traffic at a high rate of speed. Close to the Central Avenue exit, the Nissan sideswiped a Mercedes-Benz SUV at approximately 50 miles per hour. The crash caused the Nissan to lose control and overturn, thus, ejecting 2 passengers in the said vehicle. 1 passenger in the Nissan died on the spot at the accident site. Another passenger from the same vehicle was airlifted to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek so he could be treated for major injuries. Authorities took the Nissan driver to custody. All of the occupants of the Mercedes were not injured.
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