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Oakland, CA – Multiple Vehicles Involved in Traffic Accident on Eastbound 580 Freeway

Oakland, CA (July 26, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a traffic accident involving multiple vehicles occurred on the eastbound lanes of the 580 Freeway near the Dutton Avenue off-ramp. The incident happened at approximately 3:36 PM in the afternoon on Wednesday, July 26, 2018. At this time, no details concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash have been revealed.

As CHP reports indicate, four unidentified vehicles were traveling down the 580 Freeway and, for indeterminate reasons, collided near the Dutton off-ramp. Later, firefighters were dispatched to the crash site and shut down Lanes 1 and 4 on the freeway. Meanwhile, paramedics provided medical aid to an unspecified number of victims, who sustained non-life threatening injuries during the impact.

Presently, the CHP has assumed control over an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. As more evidence surfaces, more information will be released to public sources.

We extend our most heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts to the victims of the crash and wish them swift and efficient recoveries from their injuries.

Multi-Vehicle Crash in Oakland

Given the circumstances, authorities are unaware of what caused the four vehicles to collide along the 580 Freeway. As part of the investigation, officials may consider if any of the drivers had consumed drugs or alcohol prior to operating their vehicles or had failed to comply with basic traffic laws. In addition, a closer forensic investigation will involve an examination of the vehicles to determine if mechanical failure contributed to the crash. By taking these elements into perspective, police can efficiently determine liability.

Victims of a traffic accident can potentially have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit and, ultimately, receive compensation for painful injuries, medical bills, vehicle insurance, and multiple inconveniences.

We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.

If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.

Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.


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