oakland car accident interstate 880 and 5th street
OAKLAND: Two Killed, Three Hospitalized in Accident on Interstate 880 and 5th Street

“Fatal Crash Reported”

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (May 1, 2017) – Two people were killed in a crash on the 880 Freeway on Monday morning, according to a California Highway Patrol. (map)

The accident happened around 5:00 am on the northbound side of the 880 Freeway near 5th Street. A white box truck became disabled on the shoulders and put on its blinking hazard lights, but a black BMW reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed careened off the freeway and into the box truck. The BMW then spun back onto the freeway and was struck by a Ford F-250 pickup truck.

Two people in the back seat of the BMW, a man and a child, were tragically pronounced dead after the accident. The driver, a female passenger, and another child were all rushed to a hospital in unknown condition. The child that was killed was not in a car seat at the time of the accident, according to initial reports. The investigation is ongoing at this time to determine cause and liability.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”

We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.
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