February 28, 2024

RICHMOND — Authorities closed down a stretch of Interstate 80 round noon Tuesday when a big-rig tanker spilled gas within the aftermath of a crash, the California Freeway Patrol mentioned.

The collision occurred within the westbound course on the McBryde Avenue exit, based on the CHP. Preliminary experiences confirmed by the company mentioned the tanker with gas hit a concrete wall, inflicting the spill.

The wreck occurred about 11:30 a.m.

An advisory from the town of Richmond mentioned all of the lanes on westbound I-80 have been closed between the San Pablo Dam Highway exit and McBryde Avenue. Town mentioned the lanes have been anticipated to be closed previous 3 p.m.

Hazardous-materials groups have been dispatched to the scene.

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