Nine people were injured, three critically after a big rig careened through the center divide on Interstate 880 in San Leandro, crashing into on-coming traffic and triggering a chain reaction of additional crashes in the aftermath.
A prize from a scavenger hunt looked like a possible bomb to highway work crews and prompted the California Highway Patrol to shut down state Highway 12 at Interstate Highway 80 near Fairfield Tuesday afternoon, a CHP officer said.
Two lanes have been blocked due to a multi-car collision on the southbound Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The California Highway Patrol has advised drivers to expect delays on Highway 37 after a significant earthquake struck American Canyon early Sunday morning.
Two lanes are closed due to an overturned vehicle and an oil slick on the Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Thursday morning.
A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.
A man was arrested for allegedly drag racing in a Honda Civic on state Highway 12 in Santa Rosa early Saturday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said Tuesday.
Animals at the Oakland Zoo enjoyed a feast of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway in Livermore Monday.
All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after a big-rig carrying about 45,000 pounds of bananas and other fruit overturned earlier Monday.
A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket.