One Killed, Several Hurt Following Two-Vehicle Accident near Northfront Road

LIVERMORE, CA (December 8, 2022) – Thursday, at least one person died and three were injured after a head-on collision at Altamont Pass.

The accident occurred around 12:50 p.m. near Northfront road about three-quarters of a mile east of Greenville Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision involved a blue Honda Civic sedan and a silver Toyota Prius.

Furthermore, as per reports, the Honda was driving eastbound on Altamont Pass at speeds ranging from 40 to 50 mph.

Consequently, it encountered slower-moving traffic and crossed the solid double yellow lines in an attempt to pass, colliding head-on with the Toyota driving westbound at around the same speed.

Despite life-saving efforts, first responders pronounced an unidentified passenger in the Honda dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, medics rushed the drivers of the Honda and Toyota, as well as a 16-year-old passenger, to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor to major injuries.

At this point, police have not confirmed their identities or their conditions. However, an investigation is currently underway.

CHP urges anyone who has information about the crash at Altamont Pass to call the CHP’s Dublin area office at 925-828-0466.

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