Minor Injuries Sustained in Oakland Accident on 580 Freeway near High Street
Oakland, California (August 16, 2019) – Minor injuries were sustained after a traffic crash Thursday night in the area of Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported at around 11:00 p.m. Thursday, August 15, on westbound 580 Freeway, just east of High Street on-ramp.
As per the CHP officials, a green Honda Accord and a silver SUV crashed for reasons still under investigation.
2-Car Accident on 580 Freeway near High Street
An ambulance was sent to the scene to attend to the injured parties. The number of victims and their current condition was not immediately released.
Tow trucks were requested to remove the vehicles from the crash site.
The vehicles were blocking lane 1 following the crash.
No additional information concerning this crash was provided.
An investigation is underway.
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