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Crash backs up late-night traffic on I-80 in Fairfield

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From page A3 | April 07, 2014 |

FAIRFIELD — As many as six vehicles were involved in a late-night crash Saturday on Interstate 80 that left three westbound lanes blocked into early Sunday.

The crash was initially reported as a two-vehicle accident at 11:45 p.m. on westbound I-80 just east of the Travis Boulevard offramp, with both vehicles coming to a stop in the fast lane. Emergency responders quickly updated the location to the area of westbound I-80 west of Waterman Boulevard, with shattered glass all over the roadway. Soon after it was reported that six vehicles were involved with one vehicle flipped onto its roof, according to the California Highway Patrol website.

A severe traffic alert was issued shortly after midnight Sunday due to the three blocked lanes. All lanes were clear shortly before 1 a.m.

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Glen Faison

Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He previously worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid Washington Redskins fan, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.
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  • CD BrooksApril 07, 2014 - 6:24 am

    What a friggin disaster. Can anybody drive any more? Waiting for the metering lights at Beck to become the next back breaker!

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  • S KApril 07, 2014 - 7:53 am

    More people driving with their HEADS UP.

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  • 2realApril 07, 2014 - 6:03 pm

    The metering lights somewhat improve the flow on i-80, but just to cause backups in the city streets. Lets help the people who are just driving thru our city and kinda inconvienence the ones who live here!!

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  • CD BrooksApril 07, 2014 - 6:13 pm

    2real, those lights do nothing. They're an unnecessary, unenforceable nuisance.

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  • LilApril 07, 2014 - 8:38 pm

    I don't get the metering lights. They were on the other night. Traffic on the freeway was going about 65-70 (quite fast). The metering lights made you stop and then accelerate with to that speed to merge over and the merge lane was not long enough to get up to speed. How is this good for traffic flow? Traffic was having to slow down to let people on the freeway. To me, this was actually interfering with traffic. Makes no sense.

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  • mescApril 07, 2014 - 8:53 pm

    The only thing the metering lights have done is have some gansta rappa, baby mama's excuse for welfare swerve to the left to pass any car legally trying to merge onto the highway safely. Bashmobiles abound in that lane.

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  • 2realApril 07, 2014 - 10:24 pm

    Cd brooks... your onto somethin there. I guess i was trying to find some sort of reasoning behind the millions spent on the metering lights... good call

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