Bay Area Traffic

Fatal accident forced closure of 3 lanes on I-880

Thursday, December 09, 2010

One person is dead and another person is suffering from major injuries as a result of a two-car collision on northbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The crash happened at about 4 p.m. north of the Jackson Street exit, Officer Sam Morgan said. It occurred near the area where northbound I-880 merges with westbound Interstate Highway 980, near the Oakland Police Department and the Glenn Dyer Jail.

The left three lanes of northbound I-880 were closed as of about 5:15 p.m., the CHP said. A Sig-alert was issued at 4:27 p.m.

The accident involved a two-door Nissan Coupe and a sport utility vehicle, according to Morgan.

The person suffering from major injuries was rushed to Highland Hospital in Oakland, he said.

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