16-Year-Old Boy Dead after Three-Vehicle Crash near Hopyard Road

TRI-VALLEY, CA (December 28, 2021) – Sunday morning, a 16-year-old boy was killed in a fiery auto accident on Interstate 580.

Officers responded to the incident around 2:35 p.m., at the Hopyard Road exit near Pleasanton.

According to police, a car smashed into one of two vehicles that were disabled in the traffic lanes for unknown reasons. As a result, one vehicle became engulfed in flames.

Paramedics responded and pronounced the male occupant who was trapped inside the fiery car dead at the scene.

Authorities later closed all I-580 lanes for two hours to conduct an investigation. Although, the road has since reopened to traffic.

At this time, Tri-Valley CHP is still currently working to identify the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The team at Sweet James offers their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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