(KRON) — A driver headed the wrong way on Interstate 580 was intentionally trying to crash into other vehicles on Sunday morning, according to California Highway Patrol.
The crash happened just after 7 a.m. near Seminary Road. A driver in a Ford F-150 was heading east in the westbound lanes on I-580. CHP does not know where the truck entered the freeway.
Witnesses told authorities the driver was intentionally trying to crash head on with other vehicles when it crashed into a Ford F-250 owned by the City of Oakland. The F-150 driver suffered major injuries and the driver of the f-250 suffered minor injuries. Both drivers were taken to a local hospital for further treatment.
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Traffic backed up in the area as lanes closed for over an hour. Traffic was diverted to Seminary Road due to the backup after the crash.
Two wrong-way crashes across the Bay Area turned fatal on Saturday. One person died after wrong-way collision in Marin County on Highway 101, and a woman died in a crash on I-280 on Saturday afternoon.
This is a developing story. Please stick with KRON for more updates.