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Clogged portion of northbound 710 reopens after big-rig crash

November 13, 2012 |  7:04 am

Approximate location of crash shown in black

All lanes of the northbound 710 Freeway at Atlantic Boulevard in Vernon have been reopened after a big-rig crash reduced traffic to two lanes for much of Tuesday's early morning commute, CHP officials said.

The big-rig truck crashed and jackknifed over the center divider about 2:25 a.m. after it attempted to avoid a stalled pickup truck, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident left one person injured and debris on the freeway, the CHP said.

As of 6:40 a.m., all lanes had been reopened, 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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