Antwain Ramsey Sr Killed in Oakland Traffic Crash on Interstate Highway 580
Oakland, California – Antwain L. Ramsey Sr., 52, has been identified as the man who was killed in an Oakland wrong-way accident that happened on Interstate Highway 580 early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Deville Daggs, 30, of Oakland was driving a black Chevrolet Suburban on I-580 at Fruitvale Avenue when he failed to stop for CHP officers, who saw that he was traveling at an unsafe speed and did not have license plates.
The officers pursued Daggs and at MacArthur Boulevard, he turned into the eastbound lanes and continued heading west. At that point, the officers stopped the chase.
Shortly after, Daggs collided head-on with an oncoming Honda Odyssey minivan just west of 35th Avenue.
Ramsey, who was the driver of the minivan, died following the accident.
A female passenger in the minivan had major injuries and was taken to Highland Hospital.
Daggs reportedly tried to flee on foot but was arrested. He was taken to Highland Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
Authorities said Daggs will be charged with murder, among other charges.
The incident is under investigation.