I-580 closed after police car overturns

April 18, 2009 7:31:06 PM PDT
An Oakland police officer's car overturned on Interstate 580 Saturday forcing the CHP to briefly shut down the freeway in both directions.

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The accident happened just west of Fruitvale Ave. just after 5:00 p.m.

The officer was reported to be bleeding, but breathing and conscious. She was transported to Highland hospital and was able to speak to doctors.

The cause of the accident is unknown, but it appeared to be a single-vehicle accident.

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