Mario Rivera-Martinez and Franklin Suazo Killed in Multi-Car Crash on 80 Freeway in Richmond

2 Men Killed in Richmond Car Accident on 80 Freeway near Barret Avenue


Richmond, California (October 3, 2019) – Mario Rivera-Martinez, 21, of Oakland and Franklin Suazo, 21, of San Pablo were identified as the two men who died in a multi-vehicle accident in Richmond on Wednesday morning.

Thee tragic accident happened at about 4 a.m. on 80 Freeway near Barret Avenue.

The crash involved four vehicles including a Honda CRV and a Nissan Altima.

Although the manner in which the accident happened was not immediately established, the Honda is reported to have caught fire after the collision.

Suazo and Rivera-Martinez were killed in the collision.

A third person sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Highway Hospital in Oakland for treatment.

No further details regarding the crash were provided.

The accident is under active investigation.