28-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Auto Collision near Richmond Parkway

RICHMOND, CA (February 3, 2023) – Wednesday evening, Joshua Brandon was fatally injured in a rear-end crash on Interstate 80.

The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m., near East Richmond Parkway.

Per reports, the driver of a Mercedes was traveling at a high rate of speed and rear-ended an eastbound Honda. Upon impact, the Mercedes overturned.

Amidst the chaos, the Mercedes driver ended up on the westbound lanes of I-80 where he was hit by a passing Nissan. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced 28-year-old Brandon, of Oakland dead at the scene.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. California Highway Patrol reopened the eastbound lanes of the freeway around 11:54 p.m., and the westbound lanes at 12:22 a.m.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Joshua Brandon. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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