Photo: California Highway Patrol
A fatal accident in East Bay on Sunday closed all lanes eastbound on Interstate 80, authorities said.
A fatal accident in East Bay on Sunday closed all lanes eastbound on Interstate 80, authorities said.  Photo: California Highway Patrol
Fatal accident on I-80 shuts down all roads to the east
All routes eastbound on Interstate 80 were closed in East Bay on Sunday due to a fatal accident, authorities said.
The collision was reported as 10:30 am west of Powell Street on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, according to the California Highway Patrol.
One death was reported, but there was no additional information on how many vehicles were involved or who was killed.
Fire departments responded to the scene to get a victim trapped in the back seat of a vehicle, the CHP said.
It was not immediately known when the highway lanes would reopen.