All lanes of 580 cleared in Alameda Co.

March 26, 2008 10:44:38 AM PDT
A two-vehicle collision on Interstate Highway 580 in unincorporated Alameda County east of Castro Valley was cleared at 9:41 a.m. today, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at 4:52 a.m. on eastbound Highway 580 just east of Palo Verde Road, CHP Officer Kevin Kroncke said.

Preliminary reports indicate that a big rig and a box van collided and the van subsequently caught fire, according to Kroncke.

The Nos. 3 and 4 lanes were initially blocked, but the No. 3 lane reopened at 6:20 a.m., CHP Officer A. Paulson said. A Sig-alert issued at 5:29 a.m. was lifted at 9:41 a.m.

At least one person suffered minor injuries, according to Kroncke.