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Man Dies in Suspected DUI Collision on Fernside Boulevard

ALAMEDA, CA (September 9, 2021) – Authorities closed down Cambridge Drive after a fatal DUI Crash that killed Nicholas Bianchi on Tuesday.

The incident occurred around 8:00 p.m., at the intersection of Cambridge Drive and Fernside Boulevard.

According to the authorities, a northbound vehicle drove through a stop sign and struck an SUV, sending it off the road and into a residential home.

Due to the impact, 27-year-old Nicholas Bianchi died in the crash. According to his father, Nicholas was on his way home from jet skiing when the speeding driver t-boned his SUV.

On Wednesday, authorities took custody of the suspect for DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

At this time, Alameda officers continue to investigate the incident.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Nicholas Bianchi. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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