VIDEO: Horses cause delays on California freeway

WALNUT CREEK (KRON) — Interstate 680 in the San Francisco area was briefly shut down Monday morning due to horses on the freeway in Walnut Creek.

The horses were reported at around 7:38 a.m. on northbound I-680 at Castle Crest Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Authorities have rounded up the horses and the lanes were opened by 8:30 a.m.

It is unclear at this time where the horses came from.

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