BERKELEY (CBS SF) — An injury accident involving two overturned vehicles on westbound I-80 in Berkeley blocked lanes of traffic for almost an hour Thursday evening, according to authorities.
At around 6:11 p.m., CHP issued a severe traffic alert following a collision with injuries on westbound I-80 west of Gilman Street. The left and center lanes are blocked.READ MORE: UPDATE: Thousands Forced To Flee Fawn Fire; 'I See My Life Gone'; Arson Suspected As Blaze Burns Homes
The KCBS Traffic Twitter account posted an image from Caltrans cameras showing the scene. Two overturned vehicles were visible in the photo.
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#Berkeley – An accident involving TWO overturned cars is blocking the 3 left lanes on westbound #I80 at Gilman St. #CHP has issued a Special Traffic Advisory for ongoing delays. Photo credit: #Caltrans #KCBSTraffic pic.twitter.com/OXPg6B87Pn
— KCBS Radio – The Traffic Leader (@KCBSAMFMTraffic) August 20, 2021
By about 7 p.m., authorities said the accident was cleared and all lanes had reopened.
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UPDATE: Residual Delays on Westbound I-80 West of Gilman St in Berkeley. All Lanes Open.
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) August 20, 2021
Motorists are advised to expect residual delays and to use alternate routes to avoid the area.