Car spins out, hits guardrail on Hwy 4 in Hercules

HERCULES (KRON) — At least one person suffered major injuries in a solo vehicle crash on eastbound state Highway 4 near Hercules Wednesday morning, according to
the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported shortly after 7 a.m. near the Franklin Canyon Road on-ramp to eastbound Highway 4.

A vehicle spun out and hit the guardrail, causing possibly major injuries to at least one person, CHP Officer Ron Simmons said.

Simmons said officers had initially planned to have a medical helicopter land at a nearby golf course, but instead had the driver taken by ambulance to a hospital after determining the injuries were considered minor.

The driver is expected to survive, according to officials.

All lanes were reopened by 8:30 a.m.

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