SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — CHP officers have closed all southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose near Airport Parkway due to a fatal crash, according to authorities.
The crash on southbound 101 just north of Airport Parkway happened shortly after 5 p.m., according to reports. According to KCBS Traffic, three vehicle and two motorcycle were involved in the accident.READ MORE: UPDATE: Thousands Forced To Flee Fawn Fire; New Evacuations Ordered South Of Shasta Lake
Traffic is being diverted off of Highway 101 to southbound CA 87.
As of shortly before 8 p.m., one lane had reopened, but the right and center lanes remained blocked.READ MORE: PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Wildfire That Killed 4
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ONGOING: Traffic Collision With Injuries on Southbound US-101 North of Airport Pky in San Jose. Right and Center Lanes Remain Blocked. https://t.co/ITRwoLsl4h
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Motorists are advised to expect delays and to use alternate routes to avoid the area. There is no estimated time to reopen the roadway.