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Injury Crash Involving 2 Overturned Cars Snarls Westbound I-80 in Berkeley

BERKELEY (CBS SF) -- An injury accident involving two overturned vehicles on westbound I-80 in Berkeley blocked lanes of traffic for almost an hour Thursday evening, according to authorities.

At around 6:11 p.m., CHP issued a severe traffic alert following a collision with injuries on westbound I-80 west of Gilman Street. The left and center lanes are blocked.

The KCBS Traffic Twitter account posted an image from Caltrans cameras showing the scene. Two overturned vehicles were visible in the photo.

By about 7 p.m., authorities said the accident was cleared and all lanes had reopened.

Motorists are advised to expect residual delays and to use alternate routes to avoid the area.

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