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Eastbound lanes shutdown on Coronado Bridge after multi-car crash

Officials shut down all eastbound traffic on Coronado Bridge after a multi-car crash resulted in a truck landing on its side, according to CHP.

CORONADO, Calif. — All eastbound lanes of Coronado Bridge were shutdown Sunday evening following a multi-crash, according to the Coronado Police Department.

According to CHP logs, dispatchers received reports of a crash around 2:30 p.m. involving several vehicles that hit each other traveling eastbound on the Coronado Bridge. 

When Coronado police arrived on the scene, they reported a truck on its side, along with a red and silver sedan, also involved in the crash.

Officials shutdown all eastbound traffic on the bridge while cleanup crews and first responders worked to clear the crash.

Video shared with CBS 8 from Twitter user 'The Playlist King' showed both sides of Coronado Bridge traffic at a dead-stop.

At least one person was transported to an area hospital due to the crash in unknown condition.

Coronado Police estimated the eastbound lanes of Coronado Bridge to reopen around 4:47 p.m. Sunday.

Officers with California Highway Patrol were able to fully reopen both lanes of traffic around 4:22 p.m., according to live updates posted by CHP.

An investigation is underway.

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