Fatal Crash Shuts All Lanes Of I-780 In Benicia, Snarls Morning Commute
BENICIA (CBS SF) — All lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 780 in Benicia were closed after a fatal collision Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The two-car collision was first reported at 5:37 a.m. at the Military West off-ramp, the CHP said. One person was found laying in the fast lane.
That person was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Sig-alert was issued around 6:05 a.m. Eastbound Highway 780 is closed at Columbus Parkway.
There was no estimate when the lanes would reopen, but CHP believed the investigation would take some time.
As of 6:25 a.m., cars were using the right hand side of the road to pass, but CHP was advising drivers to use alternate routes.
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