SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/BCN) – A jack-knifed big rig accident has been cleared from the Bay Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident caused serious traffic delays.
Three lanes were blocked on the Bay Bridge in the eastbound direction at the Treasure Island off-ramp.READ MORE: UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of Children
Wind was cited as the cause of the truck being pushed to the side around 9:45 p.m.
A sig alert was issued at 9:52 p.m.
The truck was leaking fuel, according to the CHP, making the road slippery. The amount of was hard to estimate because of the rain.
***Traffic Collision Alert***
I-80 e/b, San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, west of Treasure Island, the #1, 2, & 3 lanes closed due to jack-knifed big rig collision, with small fuel leak. #4 & 5 e/b lanes remain open.READ MORE: COVID: Youth, Adult Multi-Team Sports Resumes In Alameda Co., City Of Berkeley
ETO is approximately 1 hour. pic.twitter.com/iVF0mf4g45
— CHP San Francisco (@CHPSanFrancisco) January 27, 2021
At one point, lanes 1, 2 and 3 were blocked. It took two tow trucks to clear the big rig. No other vehicles were involved and there were no injuries, CHP said.
The CHP cancelled the sig alert at 11:28 p.m. and the big-rig was off the bridge by 11:35 p.m.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Missing San Francisco Girl Found Safe In Pittsburg With Michigan Runaway
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