The California Highway Patrol is reporting the death of a homeless individual who was struck on I-580 just west of W. MacArthur Blvd. The collision occurred on Friday July 30th at approximately 10:00 p.m.
CHP units responded to reports of a vehicle-versus-bicyclist collision, with additional reports of a body in the roadway. Upon arrival, Officers located an adult male lying in the #3 lane who had suffered fatal injuries.
CHP’s preliminary investigation indicated the unsheltered man was riding his bicycle in the #3 lane of I-580 when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The man was then subsequently struck by a second vehicle. Witnesses report the man was traveling westbound in eastbound lanes, in complete darkness, while wearing dark clothing.
As a result of the collision and subsequent investigation, I-580 eastbound remained closed until approximately 11:39 p.m..
It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in this collision. The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed by the coroner this time.
If you have any information regarding this collision, please call the California Highway Patrol’s tip line at 1-800-TELL-CHP or the Oakland Area at (510) 457-2875.
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