CROCKETT (CBS SF) — A crash that reportedly came at the end of a police chase in Crockett has shut down westbound lanes of I-80 at the west end of the Carquinez Bridge, according to authorities.
Shortly before 7:30 p.m., CHP issued a severe traffic alert on westbound I-80 at Pomona Street in Crockett due to police activity. Initially the two left westbound lanes were blocked.READ MORE: San Jose Police: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Target Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 4 Suspects Sought
According to the KCBS Traffic Twitter account, the incident was a crash that occurred at around 7:15 p.m., ending of a police pursuit.
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36s#Crockett #I80 Westbound just west of the #CarquinezBridge a police chase ended here with a crash. The 2 left lanes are blocked until further notice. Traffic is backed up before the bridge. #i80 Eastbound is slowing from before #CummingsSkyway. #KCBSTraffic pic.twitter.com/EPxMMfbbcD
— KCBS Radio – The Traffic Leader (@KCBSAMFMTraffic) July 8, 2021
A short time later, one of the left westbound lanes had reopened. Traffic was also slow moving in the eastbound direction.
Shortly before 8 p.m., all lanes through the area were reopened.MORE NEWS: Guard Indicted for Sexual Assault of Inmates at San Joaquin County Jail
No further details about the crash were immediately available.