OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on northbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland late Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The solo-vehicle crash was reported at about 11:45 a.m. on northbound Highway 880 south of Washington Street, CHP Officer Kevin Bartlett said.
The motorcyclist apparently crashed into the highway’s center divider and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is not yet being released by the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
The crash caused the two left northbound lanes of Highway 880 to be blocked in the area for nearly two hours. All lanes had reopened by 1:30 p.m., according to the CHP.
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