A stretch of southbound interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton was closed for more than three hours starting at 3:30 a.m. today due to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian at the Stoneridge overpass.
The California Highway Patrol said traffic was backed up to Alcosta in Dublin until just after 6:30 a.m. when the freeway was reopened.
Around 3:30 a.m., a pedestrian was killed in a collision on southbound Highway 680 near North Stoneridge Drive, according to the CHP.
A short time later, the CHP shut down all lanes of traffic on southbound Highway 680 from the interstate Highway 580 connector to the Stoneridge Drive exit.
Motorists heading toward the scene of the collision were diverted from southbound I-680 to westbound Highway 580, then southbound on Foothill Road and back to Stoneridge Road, according to the
Although all lanes of southbound 680 are now open, traffic will continue to be snarled through the early parts of the Monday morning rush hour, the CHP warned especially on Foothill Road in the vicinity of Foothill High School.