9/23 9:13 AM: A man killed in a car crash on Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco on Saturday night has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 68-year-old James Tartt.
Officers responded at about 10:05 p.m. Saturday to a report of a car crashing into a wall on westbound Highway 80 at the Fifth Street off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Three people were inside the car when it crashed, CHP Officer Peter Van Eckhardt said.
Tartt, a San Francisco resident, was taken to a hospital but was later pronounced dead, Van Eckhardt said.
The other two occupants of the vehicle were also injured, but an update on their condition was not immediately available from the CHP.
The Fifth Street off-ramp from westbound Highway 80 was blocked for about an hour while authorities investigated the crash.
Dan McMenamin, Bay City News
9/22 12:47 AM: A person was killed and two others were injured in a solo car crash Saturday night in San Francisco, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Officers responded to a report of a car crashing into a wall on westbound Interstate Highway 80 at the Fifth Street off-ramp at about 10:05 p.m. Saturday, Officer Peter Van Eckert said.
Three people were inside the car at the time of the crash, Van Eckert said.
One of the passengers was not breathing when crews arrived, and received CPR, according to Van Eckert.
That person was transported to a hospital but was later pronounced dead.
The other two passengers suffered injuries in the crash, but Van Eckert did not know their conditions.
A Sig-alert was issued at 10:12 p.m. when the CHP blocked off the Fifth Street off-ramp on westbound Highway 80 to investigate the crash, he said.
The off-ramp reopened at about 11:10 p.m.
Details of the crash were not immediately available.