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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Driver Allegedly Sets Car on Fire Near Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, Lanes Closed

Posted By on Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 9:49 AM

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California Highway Patrol Officers responded to a a vehicle fire this morning near the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, which has created a massive backup during the morning commute.

CBS San Francisco is reporting that the truck driver allegedly set his vehicle on fire at about 8:17 a.m. The driver was injured in the incident and has been taken into custody. There were no other reported injuries.

Twitter user Kevin Wilson Tweeted the incident: The cause of the fire is still unknown as of now. U.S. Department of Homeland Security officers who were in the area raced to the scene, according to the news station. No more information was available at this time.
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