Woman Killed in Berkeley Car Accident on 80 Freeway near Gilman Street

1 Killed in Fiery Multi-Car Crash on 80 Freeway near Gilman Street in Berkeley


Berkeley, California (December 26, 2019) – One person was killed and two others were injured in a fiery multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 80 Freeway in Berkeley, Alameda County, on Wednesday morning.

The accident happened on I-80 Freeway east of Gilman Street at about 5 a.m. December 25, according to a local news source.

The California Highway patrol said Honda Civic lost control, spun into the center divider and ended up in the fast lane.

Another Honda Civic stopped at the scene and the female driver contacted the authorities.

A short time later, a Toyota Corolla crashed into the second Honda and spun into the slow lanes where it was broadsided by a Toyota pickup truck and caught fire.

The female driver of the Corolla was killed in the accident.

The authorities said other parties involved in the accident suffered minor injuries.

No other information was provided.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.