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Injury Accident Blocks Southbound Lanes of U.S. Hwy 101 in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- CHP in San Francisco issued a severe traffic alert Friday afternoon following an injury accident that for a time blocked all southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101.

The Twitter account posted about the incident north of the Cesar Chavez Street exit at 12:40 p.m. In addition to blocking all southbound lanes, the crash is also blocking the left lane in the northbound direction of Highway 101.

There were reports on social media that the accident involved a motorcycle.

Shortly after 1 p.m., CHP updated the incident, stating that the right southbound lane of the freeway had reopened, but the center and left southbound lanes and the left northbound lane were still blocked.

At around 2:19 p.m., CHP said the left lanes in both directions of Highway 101 remained closed, but other lanes had reopened. The roadway did not fully reopen until about two hours later.

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