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Collision On Eastbound I-80 Near W El Camino Ave Cleared, Construction Worker In Hospital

11:27 a.m. A serious crash that closed lanes on eastbound Interstate 80 just west of West El Camino Avenue Tuesday morning was cleared at 10:30 a.m. 

The crash was at around 4:40 a.m. Public Information Officer for Caltrans District 3 Dennis Keaton says exact details of the crash are under investigation.

What they know so far as of 11:16 a.m. is that a vehicle drove into a construction zone, colliding into a compactor vehicle on the side of the road.

The construction worker who was in the compactor vehicle, contracted from the Bay Area, is at the UC Medical Center with no life-threatening injuries reported.

There is no status on the driver of the vehicle who drove into the construction zone.

Officials say the connector for US Highway 50 to eastbound I-80 was also shut down due to the crash. 

Caltrans announced on Twitter at 10:30 a.m. that lanes are now open.




-Capital Public Radio Staff

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