At Least 1 Severely Injured in Oakland Car Accident on Interstate 580 near High Street

Oakland Car Accident
Multi Vehicle Collision at Interstate 580 near High Street in Oakland

Oakland, California (May 5, 2023) – At least one person sustained serious injuries after a three-vehicle collision Thursday evening on Interstate 580 in Oakland.

According to a police report, the wreck was reported at around 3:57 p.m. on eastbound 580, just west of the High Street off-ramp.

A BMW, a van, and another vehicle were involved in the crash. The circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately established.

The impact of the collision left the BMW with major rear-end damage and a van with significant front-end damage.

Authorities arrived at the crash site and found one person breathing and unresponsive.

At least one party sustained major injuries in the accident.

A SigAlert was issued, closing 3-4 lanes due to the collision. All lanes were reopened just before 5:00 p.m.

A tow truck was requested for the damaged vehicles.

No other information about the crash was available.

The crash is under investigation.