Awful Head-on Collision Halts Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge

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This is one day when the Golden Gate doesn't look so pretty
Update 9:45 a.m.: All lanes are back open and traffic is starting to move again along the bridge. According to CHP, there were only minor injuries reported at this time.

Original story 8:39 a.m.: Traffic is at a standstill on the Golden Gate Bridge after a head-on collision occurred this morning.

According to CHP, all northbound lanes are closed and two southbound lanes on the Bridge have been closed, bringing traffic to a near dead-stop, Officer Ron Chastain told SF Weekly.

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Tow trucks are en route to clear the accident, which occurred at about 8:11 a.m. Chastain said he couldn't confirm injuries, but said "it looks like there might be injuries."

"I know the traffic is very, very heavy," he said.

Check back for updates.

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