Highway 880 accident causes 3 cars to catch fire, 1 fatality

UPDATE: All lanes of Highway 880 now clear.

OAKLAND (KRON) — A fatal 3-car accident occurred early Wednesday morning on southbound Interstate Highway 880  in Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP is reporting that all three cars caught fire, and there is at least one confirmed fatality.

The crash occurred near the 29th Avenue off-ramp, according to the CHP.

The CHP has issued a Sig-alert due to the crash.

Three lanes are blocked, causing major delays.

Alternate routes are advised.  An investigation will be conducted, and may take several hours.

 

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