The fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m.
Several people stopped and were trying to free the trapped driver, but the doors were jammed shut.
The freeway will remain closed as investigators work to determine why and how the officer went down.
Authorities in Southern California are in pursuit of a black sedan vehicle near Norwalk that began in Upland.
The pursuit lasted well over an hour in the early afternoon of Friday, August 7, 2020 in Southern California.
More than a month after the fatal police shooting of Erik Salgado by Oakland California Highway Patrol officers, the agency says they do not possess audio or video documentation of the shooting.
Nicole remembers feeling grateful that Officer Morgan McGrew agreed to meet her so early in the morning. The 7:30 a.m. appointment would let her handle the errand — verifying her car’s vehicle identification number — and still make it to work on time.
An Oakland attorney on Monday filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against three California Highway Patrol officers who shot and killed a stolen car suspect last month.
A vegetation fire near the Benicia Bridge has caused severe traffic delays on I-680, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Friday, his mother, Amanda Jones spoke about his recovery. “He’s doing remarkably well under the circumstances,” she said.
The wreck was reported about 7:30 p.m. on Skyline south of Rapley Ranch Road, where a white BMW 540i was headed southbound a high rate of speed, the California Highway Patrol said.
A 7-year-old boy had to be airlifted by helicopter to a hospital after a hit-and-run collision in Martinez on Thursday, California Highway Patrol said.
Traffic in the area is backed up as a result. The California Highway Patrol is asking motorists to seek alternate routes if possible.
California's more than 600 law enforcement agencies have widely varying policies on the use of body cameras. And some agencies don’t use them at all.
The vehicle plummeted more than 200 feet onto a parked train below.
The driver, identified as Ethan Escobedo, 18, of Los Angeles, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer and shooting at an occupied vehicle.
The woman was loaded onto a medical helicopter at Delta Vista Middle School about a mile away and flown to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
An attorney for Brianna Colombo, a pregnant woman who was shot by the California Highway Patrol, told KTVU that his client has lost her unborn child.
Oakland Police Department says three California Highway Patrol officers opened fire on Erik Salgado killing him last Saturday after he rammed their vehicles with a stolen car.
The 10:46 p.m. shooting happened during a criminal investigation, according to police.