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405 Freeway lanes opened in Carson after big-rig accident

June 8, 2012 | 12:35 pm

Approximate location of incident shown in red.

A big rig involved in an early morning accident on the 405 Freeway in Carson has been hauled away and traffic is once again flowing.

The semitrailer, which had been on its side, was removed just after 9 a.m., clearing two lanes that were blocked for two hours.

The incident happened at 5:18 a.m. near South Alameda Street. It caused a fuel spill that was later cleaned up, said Monica Posada, an officer with the California Highway Patrol.

She said it was it was unclear what caused the accident.

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Image: Approximate location of incident shown in red. Credit: Google Maps

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