FAIRFIELD — The California Highway Patrol of investigating a fatal accident Sunday morning on Interstate 80 in Fairfield.
The accident was reported at around 8 a.m. on westbound I-80 west of the Manuel Campos Parkway off-ramp, east of the Waterman Boulevard/Air Base Parkway off-ramp, after a car swerved, went off the right side of the road and hit a tree, according to preliminary CHP reports. There were early reports of smoke and possibly a fire.
The Coroner’s Office was notified at 8:10 a.m.
Attempts to reach CHP officials for comment before press time were unsuccessful.
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