Fatal accident in El Cerrito backs up WB I-80


One person was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate Highway 80 in El Cerrito Saturday afternoon, clogging traffic in the area, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.

The crash was reported around 12:15 p.m. on westbound Highway 80 just east of the Potrero Avenue exit, according to the CHP.

A sedan reportedly flipped multiple times and the driver suffered fatal injuries, according to the CHP. The driver has not been identified.

No other injuries have been reported.

The crash blocked three lanes along the roadway for about 30 minutes and the roadway cleared just before 1 p.m., according to the CHP.

However, traffic in the area remains slow and drivers are advised to use alternate routes, the CHP is reporting.

The crash remains under investigation.

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