November 25, 2022

LIVERMORE — A multiple-vehicle head-on collision on a rural Alameda County highway killed a person Thursday, authorities mentioned.

Simply after 12:50 p.m., California Freeway Patrol officers responded to stories of a collision at Altamont Move and North Entrance, based on CHP officer Mark Johnston.

When officers arrived, they found {that a} blue Honda Civic sedan and a silver Toyota Prius have been engaged in a head-on collision within the lanes of Altamont Move about three-quarters of a mile east of Greenville Highway, CHP officer Tyler Hahn mentioned.

The Honda was driving eastbound on Altamont Move at 40 to 50 mph when it encountered slower site visitors and crossed strong double yellow strains in an try and overtake, based on preliminary info. Whereas heading east on the western lane, the Honda hit a Toyota touring west at about the identical velocity.

Officers took emergency motion to avoid wasting lives on the scene with the assistance of arriving firefighters from the Alameda County Hearth Division, however the Honda passenger was pronounced lifeless regardless of their efforts. The passenger’s id was not recognized till the following of kin have been notified by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Workplace Coroner’s Workplace.

The Honda driver was significantly injured, whereas the Toyota driver and a 16-year-old passenger suffered minor to average accidents. All three have been taken to hospitals to be handled for his or her accidents and their situation was not recognized on Thursday night.

The roadway was closed to site visitors in order that investigations and proof could possibly be collected. All lanes opened shortly earlier than 15:00.

Alcohol just isn’t thought of a collision issue, CHP mentioned. Anybody with info ought to name the CHP regional workplace in Dublin at 925-828-0466.

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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