3 Siblings Killed in Crash on Interstate 80
SUV Collides with Big Rig in Fatal Emeryville Accident
Emeryville, CA (February 28, 2019) – Three siblings inside an SUV were killed after hitting a big rig in Emeryville. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of February 28 on Interstate 80.
A truck driver was sleeping in his truck parked on the right shoulder of westbound I-80 near a curve. A Nissan Xterra crashed into the truck and got stuck under the trailer.
Four siblings, ranging in age from 17 to 26 years old, were inside the SUV. Two women and one man died at the accident scene. The youngest sibling – a 17-year-old – suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The truck driver received a citation for parking on the shoulder, which is prohibited unless it is an emergency.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.