Two people are dead and five others injured following a rollover vehicle collision in Alameda Monday morning.
Alameda police and fire responded to a 911 call at 8:01 a.m. about a rollover vehicle collision at Park Street and Lincoln Avenue. When they arrived, they found two vehicles involved in an accident.
One of the vehicles, a minivan, suffered moderate damage. The female occupant of that vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The other vehicle, a full-size truck, had major damage and had seven occupants. A female occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene. Another man was transported to Highland Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The other five occupants were transported to nearby hospitals with critical injuries.
The Alameda Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. Based on eye-witness accounts, speed appears to be a contributing factor.
Park Street was closed between Pacific Avenue and Santa Clara Avenue to vehicle traffic during the investigation.
No other information was immediately available.