Multi-car Bay Bridge accident causes main Thanksgiving delays

FILE - The Bay Bridge and the San Francisco skyline are seen in this view from the bay on Monday, March 9, 2020.

FILE – The Bay Bridge and the San Francisco skyline are seen on this view from the bay on Monday, March 9, 2020.

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A serious accident on the Bay Bridge created a site visitors nightmare within the eastbound route on Thanksgiving Day for San Francisco Bay Space vacationers. 

The accident concerned no less than six automobiles and befell within the Yerba Buena Tunnel close to Treasure Island.

At 1:10 p.m. the San Francisco Fireplace Division tweeted that there had been an accident and drivers ought to “keep away from the world and anticipate delays.”

Twenty minutes later, the SFFD despatched an update that 18 individuals had been injured, together with eight youngsters, and that 4 ambulances have been referred to as to the scene. Fortunately, not one of the accidents have been thought-about life threatening.

The accident on the Bay Bridge adopted a earlier accident on the Carquinez Bridge earlier within the day.

By 2:00 p.m. 511 SF Bay, a neighborhood site visitors service, reported that every one lanes had opened however that drivers ought to nonetheless anticipate “residual delays.”

 

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