Car fire, accident, causing hour-long delays on Bay Bridge

BAY BRIDGE (KRON) — A white van caught fire on the shoulder of the Bay Bridge Wednesday¬†morning, stalling an already backed-up commute.

According to officials, delays for crossing the Bay Bridge are over an hour.

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The California Highway Patrol this morning is reporting an earlier crash on the westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 on the Bay Bridge near Treasure Island has been cleared.

A Sig-alert issued this morning has been canceled.

The crash involved at least three vehicles and closed three westbound lanes near the Treasure Island on-ramp, according to the CHP.

The crash was cleared at 6:30 a.m. The crash was first reported at 5:34 a.m.

Long lines are still clogging the Toll plaza entrance and commuters are advised to reroute to other bridges, or take BART.

Stay with KRON 4 as this story develops.

 

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