A major crash on the Bay Bridge has created an eastbound traffic nightmare on Thanksgiving Day for San Francisco Bay Area travelers.
The crash involved at least six cars and happened in the Yerba Buena Tunnel near Treasure Island.
At 1:10 p.m., the San Francisco Fire Department
Twenty minutes later, the SFFD sent a
that 18 people were injured, including eight children, and that four ambulances were called to the scene. Fortunately, none of the injuries were deemed life threatening.
UPDATE: 4th ambulance on the scene now- 18 patients- 4 of whom required transport to an ER- All injuries NOT life-threatening. This is in the tunnel 80EB BAY BRIDGE- If you are on the bridge THANK YOU for your patience. @CHPSanFrancisco https://t.co/XVfSXGYJGD— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) November 24, 2022
The accident on the Bay Bridge follows a previous accident on the Carquinez Bridge earlier in the day.
At 2:00 p.m., 511 SF Bay, a local traffic service,
that all lanes had been opened but that drivers still had to anticipate “residual delays”.
UPDATE: Residual Delays on Eastbound I-80 at Treasure Island Rd in San Francisco. All Lanes Open.— 511 SF Bay (@511SFBay) November 24, 2022
. accident several cars on Bay Bridge causes major delays for Thanksgiving