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Eastbound 91 Freeway Still Closed

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Eastbound lanes of the 91 Freeway remain closed after a tanker exploded, sending flames 100 feet into the air, this morning. Lanes are expected to reopen sometime later this evening. Westbound lanes reopened around 3 p.m. The incident, which left no one hurt, gridlocked Memorial Day weekend traffic for many leaving the area.

ABC7 recommends a couple driving alternatives: take the 57 Freeway north to the 60, 10 or 210 if you're headed east or using Interstate 15 north to the 60, 10 or 210 if you're going west.

Earlier: Tanker Truck Explodes, Shutting Down 91 Freeway (Video Footage)