FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
180 vallejo crash, 2/4/13

A California Highway Patrol officer investigates a single-vehilce crash on eastbound I-80, west of American Canyon Road, Monday morning. The car hit the center divide at about 10 a.m. in the hills leading out of Vallejo, went across all four lanes and ended up against a chain-link fence in the brush near the freeway’s shoulder. A passerby stopped and helped the driver out of the Nissan Maxima. The driver was conscious and complained of pain and a swollen eye, according to the California Highway Patrol. (Brad Zweerink/Daily Republic)

Solano County

I-80 accident leaves driver with minor injuries

By From page A3 | February 05, 2013

FAIRFIELD — A car hit the center divide at about 10 a.m. Monday on eastbound Interstate 80 in the hills leading out of Vallejo, went across all four lanes and ended up against a chain-link fence in the brush near the freeway’s shoulder.

A passerby stopped and helped the driver out of the Nissan Maxima.

The driver was conscious and complained of pain and a swollen eye, according to the California Highway Patrol. Initial reports indicated that someone may have been thrown from the vehicle, but that was not the case.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.
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