Vehicle into center divide backs up I-80 traffic

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A minor injury accident blocked two lanes of Interstate 80 Wednesday evening. A vehicle traveling at about 80 mph eastbound on the interstate reportedly hit the center divide at about 5:10 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol’s online site. The accident happened just west of Sierra College Boulevard. The site indicates that other vehicles were also involved. Minor injuries were reported but CHP officials issued a signal alert that traffic is backed up at about 5:20 p.m. ~Staff report