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Westbound I-580 Clear After CHP Crash Blocks Lanes

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LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — All lanes of Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have been cleared after a crash involving a California Highway Patrol car blocked a portion of the roadway for nearly two hours Sunday morning.

The crash was first reported at about 9:25 a.m. on westbound Highway 580 near Greenville Road, CHP Officer James Evans said.

Preliminary information indicated that a CHP officer and an SUV had pulled over when a passing vehicle struck the two vehicles that were stopped on the shoulder, Evans said.

At least one person suffered major injuries and was life-flighted from the scene in a medical helicopter, Evans said.

The CHP officer was not injured.

Two right lanes remained blocked until about 11:10 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation by the CHP.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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