OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Former Oakland Raider Thomas Howard was one of two people killed in a high-speed crash on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland early Monday morning, law enforcement officials confirmed to KPIX 5 Monday.
Witnesses said the driver of a gray BMW 750Li sedan – identified by law enforcement as Howard – was driving north on the highway at more than 100 mph when he lost control and collided with the rear of a semi-truck in the left lane, according to the CHP.READ MORE: Update: Former California Senator Barbara Boxer Assaulted, Robbed In Oakland's Jack London District
The BMW launched into the air and crossed the center median onto southbound Highway 880, Hill said.
The BMW then struck a Chevrolet Monte Carlo and crashed into a gray Honda CR-V, he said. Officers found the BMW overturned in the southbound right lane and the Honda CR-V blocking the two southbound left lanes, he said.