Two dead in wrong-way crash in Pinole


Two people were killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Pinole early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The collision and subsequent investigation shut down multiple eastbound lanes of the roadway. A Sig-Alert was issued just after midnight.

The accident was first reported at about 11:43 p.m. Monday, just west of Appian Way.

The CHP said an air ambulance was called to the scene, but the two people were pronounced dead before the rescue helicopter arrived.

All eastbound lanes were reopened at 3:37 a.m.