Several Redwood City incidents interrupt afternoon commute Tuesday

Several incidents interrupt Tuesday afternoon commute

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Redwood City first responders responded to a number of emergencies that impacted the afternoon commute on Tuesday, including the crash on Highway 101 depicted in a photo shared by the city’s Fire Department.

That crash injured one person on southbound 101 north of Marsh Road just before 5:30 p.m., causing delays while emergency crews responded to the scene.

A few hours earlier, at 3:45 p.m., a vehicle fire on El Camino Real near Lincoln caused road closures. The fire extended to a fence and damaged the paint on an auto body shop, fire officials told Bay City News service. No one was injured and the roads were reopened.

Soon after that fire, at about 4:50 p.m., Redwood City police announced the temporary closure of Jefferson Avenue between Cirrus Court and Botany Court due to emergency repair work on downed power lines.

And then at , Redwood City fire personnel responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at Brittan Avenue and Laurel Street in San Carlos. Further details about that accident were not immediately available.