Oakland: One dead in early morning crash on I-580


At least one person has been confirmed dead after a vehicle overturned on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland on Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred just after midnight on westbound I-580 near the Lakeshore Avenue exit. When officers arrived, they found a bleeding crash victim, who they gave medical attention.

California Highway Patrol said the victim died due to “traumatic brain injuries” at 3:43 a.m.

The crash, which was first reported at 12:36 a.m. Sunday, happened along westbound Interstate 580 at the Lakeshore Avenue offramp. On arriving at the scene, officers noted that the crash victim was bleeding.

The victim was given immediate medical attention, but eventually succumbed to “traumatic brain injuries” at 3:43 a.m., the CHP said, quoting a doctor familiar with the situation.

The identity of the victim had not yet been released.


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