2 Dead in Wrong Way Driver Accident on EB 80

Two people were killed Tuesday night around 10pm after a wrong-way driver crashed head-on into another vehicle on Intestate 80 just after Northgate Blvd.

The California Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 10 p.m. on eastbound I-80, just east of Northgate Boulevard.  The wrong-way driver, who was in a Mustang, was first reported driving the wrong way on eastbound I-80 at Watt Avenue.   According to the CHP the driver side-swiped a car near Raley Boulevard before crashing head-on with a Dodge.

Photos by Robert Peterson


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