HOTSPOT UPDATE: Nimitiz Nightmare Continues After Fatal Accident in Hayward

HAYWARD (KRON) — All lanes are now open on southbound Interstate 880 at Industrial in Hayward, hours after someone fell was killed after falling onto the freeway and getting struck by a big rig.

Authorities say someone walking on the overpass on Industrial over the freeway fell over the railing and was hit by a big rig at about 4:45 a.m. It’s unclear what caused the person to fall off the side street.

By 7:00 a.m. authorities had removed the body from the freeway and were cleaning up the mess.

Traffic is backed up for miles on the southbound side of the roadway and for a shorter distance on the northbound side of the Nimitz.

It’s unclear so far how the victim ended up on the freeway.

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