HERCULES -- All lanes are now open following a multivehicle crash that shut down all lanes of westbound Interstate 80 in Hercules, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported just after 8:30 a.m. on I-80 west near Willow Avenue, said Officer Kevin Bartlett. Authorities reported several people were trapped in their vehicles but no one was seriously injured.

The crash had traffic backed up to the Carquinez Bridge, authorities said.

The cause of the crash, which involved four vehicles, was not immediately known.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.




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