Crash closes East Bay Freeway, says Livermore PD

Photo by Dominic Fracassa


Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the area of ​​northbound Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue following a traffic accident that was expected to keep part of the freeway closed for “several hours “.

Livermore Police Department

Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the area of ​​northbound Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue Wednesday morning following a fatal traffic crash that killed a motorcyclist.

Police officials said they were called to a crash reported around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on Isabel Avenue and Airway Boulevard.

They arrived to find that a vehicle had hit a motorcyclist, police said. The motorcyclist died instantly.

The collision remained under investigation as authorities worked to determine the cause of the crash. The driver, who remained at the scene, submitted to police questioning and was “cooperative”, police said.

The identity of the motorcyclist was not immediately revealed as police initially attempted to identify the person’s family members.

Officers were diverting traffic from the area of ​​Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue.

“All northbound traffic is closed from Jack London Boulevard to Interstate 580. It is expected to be closed for a few more hours,” police said in a statement.

Dominic Fracassa is a writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. Email: dfracassa@sfchronicle.comTwitter: @dominicfracassa

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