Update: All eastbound lanes on Bay Bridge reopened after accident in which multiple vehicles were injured


2 Bay Area bridge crashes, causing holiday traffic jam

2 Bay Area bridge crashes, causing holiday traffic jam


SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – All eastbound lanes on the Bay Bridge have been removed after a major multi-vehicle injury accident that hospitalized several victims Thursday afternoon, officials said.

The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) first tweeted about the incident, noting that there were multiple injuries and that drivers should avoid the east side of the Bay Bridge at around 1:08 pm.

Initially, SFFD had 6 injured, but by 1:34 pm 18 had been injured and 4 ambulances were called to transport many of the victims to nearby hospitals.

None of the injuries were serious, according to SFFD.

1:54 p.m. SFFD tHe stressed that the accident was secured. The crew treated a total of 16 people (8 adults and 8 boys) at the scene. He was the only two victims who needed to be taken to hospital.

Authorities reported that all eastbound lanes in the tunnel on Yerba Buena Island had been removed by about 2 p.m. The incident lasted him just under an hour. Travelers were advised to anticipate any remaining delays. Bay/status/1595899826733842433


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