Multi-Vehicle Crash on 80 Freeway in Richmond Kills 1 Driver
RICHMOND, CA (January 29, 2023) – One person died in a multi-vehicle accident on 80 Freeway in Richmond late Wednesday evening.
The accident happened shortly after 10:25 p.m. on January 25, just west of the Richmond Parkway off-ramp. According to the California Highway Patrol, a Mercedes-Benz was traveling at an unsafe speed when it rear-ended a Honda in the eastbound lanes and overturned.
After the initial crash, the driver of the Mercedes wound up in the westbound lanes where he was struck by a Nissan. He died at the scene.
The Contra Costa Sheriff”s Office Coroner’s Bureau withheld the victim’s identity pending notification of next of kin.
This fatal crash remains under investigation. Anyone with further information may call the CHP’s Oakland office at 510-957-8247.
We express our sincere condolences to the grieving loved ones of the victim.
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