CHP: Man dies in I-580 crash that caused morning gridlock east of Livermore


A man died Thursday morning after his pickup truck collided with a big-rig on eastbound Interstate 580 in eastern Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash, reported shortly before 5:30 a.m., happened near the junction with Interstate 205. The pickup's driver died at the scene after his vehicle rear-ended the semi-tractor trailer, CHP Officer Tyler Hahn said. The man's name has not been released.

There were no passengers in the pickup and no other injuries were reported, Hahn said.

All lanes were reopened at 8:20 a.m. The cause of the crash is under investigation, Hahn said. Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call the CHP at 828-0466.

— Bay City News Service

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