I-80 westbound reopen at Clipper Gap due to overturned vehicle

One person was injured after a vehicle overturned on Interstate 80 north of Auburn, authorities said. The area is now seeing significant traffic delays. The incident happened Sunday afternoon on the westbound lanes of the highway near Clipper Gap in Placer County, Caltrans said on social media. Clipper Gap is between Auburn and Colfax. One person was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, according to Placer Hills Fire Protection District on social media. Photos from the district show a vehicle blocking most of the road. Placer authorities said westbound lanes were initially closed but are now reopened. They do warn that traffic is still moving slowly. Follow our real-time traffic map for the latest.(App users, click here to see a real-time traffic map.)It’s unclear how the trailer overturned. No other details were released. The California Highway Patrol, Placer County Sheriff’s Office and local first responders also responded to the crash. This is a developing story, stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

One person was injured after a vehicle overturned on Interstate 80 north of Auburn, authorities said. The area is now seeing significant traffic delays.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon on the westbound lanes of the highway near Clipper Gap in Placer County, Caltrans said on social media. Clipper Gap is between Auburn and Colfax.

One person was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, according to Placer Hills Fire Protection District on social media. Photos from the district show a vehicle blocking most of the road.

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Placer authorities said westbound lanes were initially closed but are now reopened. They do warn that traffic is still moving slowly.

Follow our real-time traffic map for the latest.

(App users, click here to see the real-time traffic map.)

It’s unclear how the trailer overturned. No other details were released.

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The California Highway Patrol, Placer County Sheriff’s Office and local first responders also responded to the crash.

This is a developing story, stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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