UPDATE, 5:20 p.m.: All lanes are now open after a multi-car crash left one person dead and shut down part of westbound interstate Highway 80 in Richmond this afternoon.
The fatal crash was reported around 1:15 p.m. on westbound Highway 80 near the Carlson Boulevard exit, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP is reporting that a black car was heading west on Highway 80 when it crashed into the roadway's center divider, also hitting multiple other cars along the way.
One car involved in the crash overturned. The CHP issued a Sig-alert for the crash at 1:33 p.m., closing all lanes and re-routing traffic. Traffic is now moving through that part of the roadway, with two right lanes reopened. The CHP estimates the roadway will completely reopen by 4 p.m.
Bay City News Service—Emergency responders are at the scene of a fatal crash that has blocked all lanes on westbound interstate Highway 80 in Richmond Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Sig-alert has been issued for the deadly collision, which was reported on Highway 80 near the Carlson Boulevard exit around 1:15 p.m., according to the CHP.
The CHP is reporting that a black car heading west on Highway 80 near Carlson Boulevard appears to have collided with other cars and crashed into the roadway's center divider. One car involved in the collision overturned, and at least one person was killed, according to the CHP.
Traffic on westbound Highway 80 is being diverted at the Central Avenue off-ramp in Richmond. The CHP does not have an estimated time for the roadway's reopening.
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