The California Highway Patrol said that a collision between a pickup truck and a box truck occurred on the shoulder of Interstate 80 near Vallejo on Thursday morning. The collision resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man from Oroville and the injury of another guy from the same city.
Officer Jason Tyhurst, the public information officer for CHP-Solano, said that the driver of a Dodge Ram pickup, Javy Martin, 27, suffered minor injuries and was taken to NorthBay Hospital for treatment. The Solano County Coroner declined to identify the victim, pending notification of relatives, but the Solano County Coroner declined to identify the victim, pending notification of relatives.
Tyhurst stated that their truck was driving westbound on Interstate 80, east of Magazine Street, at ten in the morning when it exited the interstate and collided with a box truck that was disabled on the right shoulder, resulting in the death of an 18-year-old man. The vehicle that had broken down was empty, and the No. 2 and No. 3 lanes were closed because of it until the roadway was reopened at one in the afternoon.
According to a press release that Tyhurst issued, the investigation into the crash is still ongoing, and alcohol is not being considered a factor in the crash. Anyone who may have information that could be helpful to the California Highway Patrol’s inquiry is asked to call the CHP’s non-emergency line at 1-800-TELL-CHP (1-800-835-5247) or the CHP-Solano Area Office at telephone number 639-5600. Tell whoever answers that you have information for the California Highway Patrol in Solano and Officer Withrow, who is in charge of the investigation at this time.