OAKLAND (CBS SF/BCN) — A woman died and two other people were injured in a collision Wednesday afternoon on southbound state Highway 13 in Oakland, California Highway Patrol officials said.
The collision was reported at 12:20 p.m. just north of Broadway Terrace. The 511.org Twitter account posted about the crash at around 12:30 p.m.READ MORE: Fed Judge in SF Approves $650 Million Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Settlement
Traffic Collision With Injuries on Southbound CA-13 North of Broadway Ter in Oakland. Right and Center Lanes Blocked. https://t.co/ITRwoLsl4h
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) February 10, 2021
CHP issued a severe traffic alert in connection with the injury collision that blocked the right and center lanes of the highway.
Two people were standing on the right shoulder of the highway near their Honda Civic when a Toyota Tacoma struck the Honda, pushing it into the two, according to preliminary information from the CHP.READ MORE: UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of Children
The driver of the Honda, a woman, died and her passenger was taken to Highland Hospital with major injuries.
The name of the woman was not available mid-Wednesday afternoon from the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
CHP officers don’t know why the Toyota crashed into the Honda. The driver of the Toyota suffered moderate injuries. He was treated at the scene.
511.org announced that the roadway had been cleared at around 2:20 p.m., nearly two hours after the accident occurred.
CHP officials do not suspect drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision, which remains under investigation. Anyone with information about it can call the Oakland CHP office at (510) 457-2875.MORE NEWS: COVID: Youth, Adult Multi-Team Sports Can Resume In Alameda Co., Berkeley
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