Driver, passenger ejected, killed in overnight 100-mph Highway 680 crash


Two people were killed Friday morning in a traffic collision on Interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton.

The collision occurred at 2:16 a.m. on southbound Interstate Highway 680 just north of Bernal Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officers said a 1996 Lexus sedan was traveling approximately 100 miles per hour when the vehicle collided into the rear of a semi-truck.

The Lexus then crashed into the center divider and right shoulder of the roadway.

The driver and a passenger in the Lexus were not wearing seatbelts, and the driver was ejected from the vehicle, according to the CHP.

The driver of the Lexus, a 23-year-old man from Oakland, and the passenger, a 22-year-old man from Oakland, were both killed in the collision.

The driver of the semi-truck was not injured in the collision.

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