405 Freeway closed in both directions in Orange County
Both sides of the 405 Freeway in Orange County have been closed after power lines fell on several cars.
The incident occurred at Magnolia Street, near Huntington Beach and Westminster, and it’s unclear how long the freeway will be closed.
According to the CHP website, several vehicles were hit by the falling lines, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.
Vehicles were being diverted onto surface streets, and officials said the traffic was quickly backing up.
The CHP website said the freeway will be closed for at least 30 minutes.
-- Shelby Grad
Photo: Map shows approximate location of incident in blue. Credit: Los Angeles Times