Update: Southbound Highway 101 now open after accident results from shooting

Update: Southbound Highway 101 now open after accident results from shooting

UPDATE: All lanes have reopened on southbound U.S. Highway 101 following a police investigation and accident just north of Holly Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A crash involving an apparent shooting victim was reported around 3:30 p.m. near Holly Street, CHP officer James Evans said.

The vehicle was seen swerving before it veered off the roadway, Evans said.

There has been some jurisdictional confusion but the Belmont police department appears to be handling the investigation. Motorists are being advised to expect residual delays in the area of the crash.

Original Story: The three right lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 remain blocked between Ralston and Holly Streets as of 6:25 p.m. due to a police investigation and accident just north of Holly Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A crash involving an apparent shooting victims was reported around 3:30 p.m. near Holly Street, CHP officer James Evans said. The vehicle was seen swerving before it veered off the roadway, Evans said. The Belmont police department is handling the investigation, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

A police spokesman is on his way to the scene now, according to a dispatcher. Motorists are being advised to expect delays in the area of the crash and to avoid the area if possible. No estimated time for reopening the roadway has been given.

 

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