One person died and two others were hospitalized Sunday morning following a crash involving four vehicles on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision was reported about 6:15 a.m. on the freeway west of San Pablo Dam Road, and as of 7:30 a.m. all lanes remained blocked, the CHP said.
The wreck was triggered when the driver of a transit van lost control, hit the center divider and ended up resting in the wrong direction. The van was then hit by three other cars, according to the CHP.
A man in his mid-20s died at the scene and two other people were hospitalized with major injuries.
A Sig Alert was issued at 6:45 a.m. and traffic was being diverted to San Pablo Dam Road.
There is no estimated time for reopening the freeway.