UPDATE: Northbound Hwy 280 Open After Fatal Crash

The crash shut down multiple lanes of Highway 280 in Daly City for several hours, prompting major traffic delays.


All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 280 near John Daly Boulevard in Daly City have reopened after Tuesday morning's crash.


Three lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 280 in Daly City continue to be blocked because of a fatal crash this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The crash was reported on Highway 280 near state Highway 1 at about 8:15 a.m., CHP Office Michael Ferguson said.

Preliminary information indicates that the driver of a Honda SUV lost control and struck the center divide, Ferguson said. The SUV overturned several times and came to rest in the far left lane.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles appear to have been involved, Ferguson said.

Emergency responders were still working to clear the crash as of 9:45 a.m., and the three left lanes on northbound 280 are expected to be closed until about 10:45 a.m., he said.

The crash has snarled traffic, and motorists are being advised to use alternate routes.

Original story, Tuesday 9:06 a.m.:

One person was killed this morning in a crash on Interstate Highway 280 in Daly City, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

Officers responded to reports of a crash involving as many as four vehicles on northbound Highway 280 near state Highway 1 at about 8:15 a.m., CHP Officer Scott Cakebread said.

One person has been confirmed dead, he said. There were no immediate reports of other injuries. Three left lanes were blocked as emergency crews responded, he said.

A Sig-alert was issued at 8:27 a.m. and was expected to be in effect for about two hours.

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Rob Chapman April 30, 2013 at 06:49 PM
I know we don't have all the information in this story, but I'm gonna say what I'm sure other are thinking as well........stay off the cell phone while driving. or eating. or doing makeup. It's NOT worth dying.
Evelyn Winnegar April 30, 2013 at 10:54 PM
I believe it's a little early to be attributing this fatal collision to carelessness of the driver. Obviously, the driver lost control, but it might have been a vehicle malfunction as well. If the individual who was killed were a relative or loved one of yours, you might understand why cause is not determined immediately, or even guessed at. We will hear more details as time passes. Truly, it is a reminder of what could happen, but may not have happened in this case. I extend my sympathy to the family of the victim, as well as friends and those who were acquainted.
Marie-laure Moreuil May 01, 2013 at 04:48 AM
May he RIP
Estelle Franklin May 01, 2013 at 07:09 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with the driver and his family. As I drove past the scene on my way to the Daly City BART station I saw the vehicle near the center divide. My heart was filled with sadness....
N.M.V.V. May 02, 2013 at 07:03 PM
The individual who passed away was an incredible, compassionate, and caring person. I hope readers will restrain from ridicule or assumption of cause and grant loved ones the respect and space they need to honor and mourn.


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