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Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 680 Left 1 Fatality, At Least 2 Injured

SAN JOSE, CA (November 4, 2021) – Sunday morning, a 50-year-old woman was killed in a wrong-way crash on Highway 680.

California Highway Patrol said the collision happened shortly after 5 a.m., when a woman driving a Nissan sedan was heading northbound on southbound I-680 near Berryessa Road.

The Nissan driver hit an oncoming car head-on, and that car then veered off into another vehicle.

Due to the impact of the collision, one woman died at the scene. In addition, one victim inside the second car was taken to a hospital with major injuries.

A motorist in the third car suffered minor injuries. Although, their identity has not yet been provided.

The CHP issued a SigAlert at 5:39 a.m. and all southbound lanes were blocked. All lanes reopened on southbound Interstate Highway 680 near Berryessa Road nearly three hours after the incident.

More information will be provided once available.


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