1 dead, 2 injured after taxi crash in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Calif. -- 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 this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The first report of the collision 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.

Cistaro said the injured parties were taken to Northbay Medical Center in Fairfield. Cordelia Fire Department medics pronounced one individual dead at the scene, Cistaro said.

The incident is under investigation.
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