LIVERMORE -- Few details were available Friday night about a five-car crash that briefly blocked the eastbound lanes of Interstate 580 near the North Flynn Road exit in the afternoon.

The crash initially blocked three lanes. An emergency crew closed the freeway at 3 p.m. to allow a medical helicopter to land, according to the Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at 2:34 p.m. The number and condition of victims was not immediately available.

Lanes reopened a short time later.




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