Fatality Reported in Oakland Multi-Vehicle Crash

One Killed on Interstate 880 in Oakland 

Six vehicles were involved in a deadly car accident on Monday morning, August 15th in Oakland. 

The crash took place just before 3 a.m. within the southbound lanes of the I-880 Freeway. 

According to CHP, a vehicle rear-ended another, causing someone to be ejected and hit by a third vehicle.

In an attempt to avoid the initial collision, a fourth vehicle ended up crashing as well. 

There was also a 5th vehicle that struck the person on the ground that was ejected. 

A 6th vehicle became involved under unclear circumstances. 

Investigators are actively working to piece together all of the details of the accident. 

Tips for after accident procedures:

  • Always stop at the scene 
  • Call 911 if there are any injuries 
  • Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
  • Exchange information with others involved and document everything 
  • Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.

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