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Cause of crash blocking westbound I-80 lane near Davis due to tire blowout

Traffic map shows backup on I-80 around 6 a.m.
Traffic map shows backup on I-80 around 6 a.m.

A car crash blocking the fast lane of westbound I-80 east of Mace Boulevard has been cleared, according to the California Highway Patrol and Caltrans.

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The incident occurred in Davis at 5:47 a.m. when a black Nissan blew a tire and hit and guardrail, according to CHP spokespeople Andrea Mogler and Rodney Fitzhugh. The crash, which Fitzhugh said left the driver with only minor injuries, was cleared by 6:23 a.m.

The driver did not go to the hospital and the car was not badly damaged, Fitzhugh said.

Hannah Knowles: 916-321-1141, @KnowlesHannah

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