Curiel, of San Lorenzo, was driving on southbound Highway 880 near 98th Avenue when he crashed at about 1:35 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP Officer Peter Van Eckert said that multiple crashes were reported around that time.
Curiel was the only fatality in the crashes.
Southbound Highway 880 was closed until about 3:25 a.m. as the CHP investigated and cleared the crash.
Drivers were rerouted to 98th Avenue and along city streets before re-entering Highway 880 at Davis Street in San Leandro to get around the crash scene during the closure.