Deadly Accident on Westbound I-80 Near Madison Avenue

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NORTH HIGHLANDS -- A 51-year-old man is dead after a rollover accident on westbound I-80 near Madison Avenue.

It appears the man's SUV rolled down the embankment around 3:15 a.m. Friday.

The man's SUV suffered heavy damage to the front and rear.

Authorities say they received several calls about the vehicle but initially had a hard time locating the vehicle due to its color and location in the embankment. It was found about 30 minutes after the initial calls.

Authorities also say force of the rollover caused the man to be ejected.

He was dead upon their arrival.

There were no witnesses to the crash and at this time authorities say it is too early to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role.