Livermore, CA – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident on Altamont Pass Road
Livermore, CA (October 18, 2018) – Local authorities have reported that the driver of a motorcycle has been killed and the occupant of a pick-up sustained injuries as a result of a violent collision. The identity of the deceased has not been made public as of this time. The incident took place on Altamont Pass Road at approximately 4:50 pm on Monday, October 14, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identity of the victims has been released by authorities.
According to The California Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist was struck and killed by a pick-up truck a quarter of a mile north of Interstate Highway 580. The drivers were heading down Almont Pass Road, which runs parallel to the freeway when for indeterminate reasons, both vehicles collided. The events leading up to the accident were not immediately established.
The driver of the pickup sustained serious injuries from the impact and the driver of the motorcycle landed in a ditch where he died of his injuries at the scene. First responders arrived at the scene and emergency crews transported the injured victim to the Medical Center in Castro Valley, to determine the severity of the injuries and for treatment.
As of now, this investigation is ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, the more information will be released to public sources.
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We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. We also hope that all the injured victims in this accident are able to make a complete and quick recovery.
Based on the information provided in the initial report, many issues surrounding this fatal accident have not been resolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will inspect the vehicles, and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the collision in any way.
If you or a loved one has been in an accident resulting in injury or fatality, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party. With legal assistance, you could receive compensation for funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, or other unfortunate circumstances.
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