OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A woman died in a collision Sunday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 580 in Oakland, according to a California Highway Patrol spokesman.
CHP Oakland received a call about a collision on eastbound I-580 just west of Edwards Avenue in Oakland at about 3:10 p.m. Sunday, CHP Officer Sean Layton said. Officers found a Green Plymouth Breeze with collision damage on the right shoulder of the freeway.READ MORE: California's COVID-19 Independence Day Greeted With Relief And Elation
A female adult passenger was pronounced dead on the scene while the male driver was transported to a hospital for moderate injuries, Layton said.READ MORE: Bay Area Heat Wave Rekindles Memories Of Flex Alerts, Rotating Outages
The incident is still under investigation but CHP officers believe another vehicle rear-ended the Breeze and drove away.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information about the incident is encouraged to call California Highway Patrol at (510) 457-2875. Witnesses may remain anonymous if they choose to.MORE NEWS: COVID: Experts Warn More Contagious Delta Variant Could Sicken Unvaccinated
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