One Dead After Taxi Leaves Freeway

FAIRFIELD (KRON) — A person has died and two more are in the hospital after a taxi left the freeway and landed on a frontage road in Fairfield early Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The first report of the accident came in at 1:08 a.m., Officer Damian Cistaro said. Cistaro said the taxi landed in the area of Grobric Court and Central Way. Interstate Highway 80 and Interstate Highway 680 meet near the intersection of Grobric Court and Central Way.

Cordelia Fire Department medics pronounced the person dead at the scene, Cistaro. The injured parties were taken to Northbay Medical Center in Fairfield, he added.

The incident is under investigation.

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