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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Big rig crash causes major delays on SB 5 Freeway

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=9266138

September 28, 2013




 A big rig accident caused delays on the southbound 5 Freeway near Paramount Boulevard in Downey for several hours Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
 A big rig accident caused delays on the southbound 5 Freeway near Paramount Boulevard in Downey for several hours Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

A big rig overturned in Downey Saturday snarling traffic on the southbound 5 Freeway for several hours. 

The accident occurred near Paramount Boulevard and shut down all but one lane around 4:30 a.m.
CHP officials said the collision involved a vehicle versus big rig and left the big rig on its side.
All lanes were reopened around 7 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.