PLEASANTON (CBS SF) — Crews have cleared the scene of an injury accident and fuel spill in Pleasanton that shut down westbound lanes of I-580 for hours Friday, according to authorities.
The crash was first reported on westbound I-580 east of Santa Rita Road at around 10 a.m. Friday morning.READ MORE: Fmr. Pinole Police Officer Allegedly Videotaped Himself Having Sex With Minor
According to the Dublin office of the CHP, the crash left four lanes blocked.
Expect delays westbound I-580 at Santa Rita Road. Collision with left 4 lanes blocked. Estimated time of opening unknown. A #sigalert has been issued. Please drive safe and with patience. Alternate routes of SR-84 (Isabel Ave) is an option. pic.twitter.com/w1coMN4EXN
— CHP Dublin Area (@CHPDublin) August 27, 2021
There were reports that motorcycles may have been involved in the crash.
Shortly after 4 p.m., CHP officials said all westbound lanes of I-580 had reopened.
UPDATE: Residual Delays on Westbound I-580 East of Santa Rita Rd in Pleasanton. All Lanes Open.
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) August 27, 2021READ MORE: UPDATE: Woman Accused of Starting Fawn Fire Was Boiling Bear Urine to Drink
However, about 15 minutes later the 511.org Twitter account posted a correction that the left and center lanes were still blocked.
CORRECTION: Traffic Collision With Injuries and Fuel Spill on Westbound I-580 East of Santa Rita Rd in Pleasanton. Left and Center Lanes Remain Blocked. https://t.co/ITRwoLsl4h
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) August 27, 2021
The center lanes were reopened to traffic by about 5:30 p.m. All lanes reopened at around 6:15 p.m., authorities said.
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UPDATE: Residual Delays on Westbound I-580 East of Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton. All Lanes Open.
— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) August 28, 2021