HAYWARD — A multi-vehicle accident on southbound Interstate 880 Wednesday afternoon injured two motorists, the California Highway Patrol said.

One woman who suffered lacerations to her face and passed out behind the wheel, and a man who suffered lacerations to his left hand were taken to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, CHP Officer Rachaude Crawford said.

CHP officers responding to a 3:05 p.m. call found three vehicles involved in the accident that were blocking two lanes of southbound I-880, near Whipple Road, Crawford said.

All traffic lanes reopened about 3:40 p.m., Crawford said.

The third motorist was not injured, according to the CHP.

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