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: Former California Senator Barbara Boxer Assaulted, Robbed In Oakland's Jack London District
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.
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, 2021READ MORE: KPIX 5 Exclusive: Older Concrete Buildings in San Francisco Raise Earthquake Concerns
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: CA Supreme Court Ruling Gives Prisoners Right To A Lawyer In Some Murder Conviction Challenges
No further details about the crash were immediately available.