Luis Gutierrez Rodriguez Dead After Causing Wrong-Way Traffic Collision on I-880 Freeway at Highway 237 in Milpitas

Luis Gutierrez Rodriguez Dead After Causing Wrong-Way Traffic Collision on I-880 Freeway at Highway 237 in Milpitas

ON January 15, 2018

Driver dead after crashing into multiple vehicles in freeway crash

Luis Gutierrez Rodriguez died after causing a wrong-way car accident that cause multiple injuries on Interstate 880 at Highway 237 in Milpitas early Tuesday morning, said the Mercury News.

The accident happened just before 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, said the article.

California Highway Patrol officers responded to a report about a wrong-way driver involved in a multiple vehicle car accident, said the news article.

A green Ford van crashed into the center divide, sustaining front-end damage.  Authorities were able to identify the driver as Luis Gutierrez Rodriguez, a 52-year-old Oakland resident.  Rodriguez had crashed into the side of a Buick that was caught in the path of the driver.

Moreover, Rodriguez then crashed head-on into a Toyota pickup truck, the news reported.

As a result, the Ford spun out and crashed into a Mercedes-Benz as well as a Honda Civic.  California Highway Patrol stated that the drivers of the Toyota and the Mercedes-Benz sustained minor injuries.

Rodriguez, however, was killed and pronounced dead by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.

Currently, this incident is under review in an ongoing investigation by the authorities, and further details will be reviewed and released to the public as it is determined.  

We of the May Firm extend our deepest condolences to the victims affected by this unfortunate traffic accident.  Our hearts sink upon hearing news of this accident and will keep the victims in our hearts and prayers.

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