One Person Injured in Accident Involving 2 Big Rigs on I-580 at Altamont Pass

One person was injured Thursday afternoon following an accident involving two big rigs on Interstate 580 between Livermore and Tracy.

The person suffered only minor injuries but the accident caused a traffic backup and shut down lanes eastbound three and four, according to California Highway Patrol. 

The collision also sparked a small grass fire.

At 5 p.m., Google maps showed that traffic was backed up eastbound I-580 for about 12 miles.

No other information was immediately available.

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