All lanes reopened on I-880, dead body found on freeway

All lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro were reopened today after officials closed the entire direction for an investigation into a felony hit and run, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A 28-year-old Hispanic man found dead on the right shoulder of the freeway atabout 7:15 a.m. was likely the victim of a hit and run, CHP Officer Oscar Johnson said.

A 911 call with suspicious circumstances at 7:14 a.m. lead officers to the body, on the shoulder of the highway north of Washington Avenue, Johnson said.

Officials have not determined how much of the accident the caller witnessed, but a vehicle description of the car that hit the man was reported, Johnson said.

Officers are searching for a gray, late model, possibly a General Motors vehicle, Johnson said.

The southbound side of the highway was shut down for about an hour as the coroner responded to the scene, and a Sig-alert was issued at about 7:50 a.m., according to the CHP.

The Nos. 1, 2, and 3 lanes were opened as of about 8:40 a.m., but the No. 4 lane remains closed as the investigation into the accident continues, Johnson said.

Bay City News

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Giants second baseman Donovan Solano scores on a double in the seventh inning against the Dodgers at Oracle Park on July 29. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)
Will the Giants make the playoffs? Kris Bryant may be the answer

By Chris Haft Special to The Examiner You’d be hard-pressed to find… Continue reading

Tiffany Carter, owner of Boug Cali West Coast Creole Shack in San Francisco’s La Cocina Marketplace, was dismayed by gentrification she found when she returned to her hometown to start a business. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
SF Black Wallstreet: Helping residents build wealth, reclaim spaces they’ve had to leave

Tiffany Carter moved back to her hometown of San Francisco five years… Continue reading

A prescribed fire at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks was conducted in June 2016 to reduce hazardous fuel loading, increase watershed health, and restore the natural fire cycle in the Redwood Canyon area ecosystem. (Photo courtesy Rebecca Paterson/National Park Service)
Experts, UC scientists discuss wildfires in the state’s riskiest regions

Wildfires are nothing new in California’s history, but the magnitude and frequencies… Continue reading

Fourth-grade students at Lucerne Valley Elementary School don masks and Western wear for a “Walk Through California” history day during in-person instruction. (Courtesy of Krystal Nelson)
Confusion over mask mandate for California schools sparks tension between districts and parents

By Diana Lambert EdSource Shifting rules around mask mandates at schools are… Continue reading

Steven Buss, left, and Sachin Agarwal co-founded Grow SF, which plans to produce election voter guides offering a moderate agenda. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
Grow SF: New tech group aims to promote moderate ideals to political newcomers

Sachin Agarwal has lived in San Francisco for 15 years. But the… Continue reading

Most Read