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Big-rig crash ties up portion of northbound 710 Freeway

Approximate location of crash shown in black

Northbound traffic on the 710 Freeway at Atlantic Boulevard in Vernon has been reduced to the two left-hand lanes after a big-rig crash early Tuesday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said.

Officials said the big-rig truck crashed and jackknifed over center divide at about 2:25 a.m. as it attempted to avoid a stalled pickup truck. The crash left one person injured and debris on the freeway, the CHP reported.

The crash is expected to cause delays until about 6 a.m., CHP officials said.


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Map: Approximate location of crash shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.

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