One person killed in fiery crash on I-580 in Pleasanton

PLEASANTON (KRON) — One person was killed in a fiery car crash Wednesday morning on Interstate 580 in Pleasanton.

The accident happened around 5:50 a.m. on westbound I-580 near Hopyard, according to California Highway Patrol.

Six cars were involved in the accident including a big rig, authorities said. Three cars caught fire.

A big rig ran into the back of a BMW causing the multi-car crash.

Four right westbound lanes were blocked for nearly three hours.

The scene was cleared and the lanes were reopened around 9 a.m.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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