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Big-rig crash ties up portion of northbound 710 Freeway

November 13, 2012 |  5:50 am

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.