A crash Wednesday morning damaged the guardrail onto eastbound I-80 at Ashby. Photo: Oakland CHP

The California Highway Patrol reports that the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 80 in Berkeley will be closed until about 4 p.m. after a traffic collision Wednesday morning.

Officer Sean Wilkenfeld, CHP spokesman for the Oakland area, said Caltrans is repairing damage from the crash.

The crash happened just after 5 a.m. when an unlicensed driver hit the guardrail and damaged some signs.

There were no injuries.

Wilkenfeld said the driver was cited and the car was impounded.

Motorists can use the University Avenue and Powell Street on-ramps as alternative routes to access the freeway.

Emilie Raguso (former senior editor, news) joined Berkeleyside in 2012 and covered politics, public safety and development until her departure in 2022. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist...