I-80 reopens after crash injures CHP officer


A California Highway Patrol officer suffered moderate injuries and three other people suffered major injuries in a two-car crash on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Fairfield Monday afternoon

The California Highway Patrol first received the report of the crash at 3:40 p.m. about a half mile before Redtop Road.

A white Mitsubishi Mirage crashed into a CHP vehicle that was pulled over on the right-hand shoulder, CHP Officer Dave Harvey said.

The Mitsubishi driver and both their right front and rear passengers were taken to the hospital with major injuries, according to Harvey. The CHP officer was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Three lanes of Highway 80 were closed due to the collision and a Sig-alert was issued at 4:32 p.m. All lanes reopened and the Sig-alert was canceled at 7:36 p.m.

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