Big Rig Truck Crash I-5 Freeway in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2020) — A big rig truck overturned on the northbound 5 Freeway Monday morning in the Elysian Valley area.
The crash was reported at 5:15 a.m. on Dec. 21st near Stadium Way. The collision caused a fuel spill onto the freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Meanwhile, a dark-colored SUV pulling a trailer lost a wheel and got caught up in the truck accident. The SUV’s trailer lost its load and wound up near the center divider possibly on fire. The report also stated a Honda Accord sedan was also involved and may have caught on fire.
It was unclear if either one of the vehicles had collided with the big rig.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to help anyone who was hurt.
Officials issued a SigAlert for the closure of all northbound lanes. The roadway was expected to reopen at 7:30 a.m., according to the CHP.
Finally, the cause of the Los Angeles truck crash and liability is under investigation. Witnesses are urged to contact authorities.
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