At least one dead in solo vehicle crash off Grizzly Peak Blvd in Oakland

At least one person was killed Sunday night when a vehicle veered off Grizzly Peak Boulevard about a mile north of state Highway 24, the California Highway Patrol said.

The accident was reported about 6 p.m. Sunday by witnesses who said they saw a silver SUV go off the roadway. Several other motorists stopped at the scene to try to help, the CHP said.

The Oakland Police Department is now handling the accident response; Oakland police didn't immediately respond to a request for information.