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Westbound 24 Lanes in Orinda Reopened After Police Chase

Update: Collisions near Fish Ranch Road exit have resulted in blocked lanes near the Caldecott Tunnel

-By Bay City News

The lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Orinda were reopened, authorities said.

A police chase on state Highway 24 in Orinda next to the Caldecott Tunnel ended Friday morning with the suspect's car crashing into other vehicles, authorities said.

The right lanes of westbound Highway 24 were blocked as a result of the collisions, which were reported near the Fish Ranch Road exit just east of the Caldecott Tunnel around 10:45 a.m., according to an advisory issued on 511.org.

It is unknown what prompted the police pursuit or whether there were injuries in the crashes.

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