Big Rig Crash Shuts Down Interchange Between 10 And 110 Freeways
You should probably leave right now if your morning commute takes you through the connecting roads joining both the 10 West and the 10 East to the 110 South. A giant mess caused by an overturned semi-truck filled with grocery store items has shut down the interchange roads connecting the freeways until at least 9 a.m., according to the L.A. Times.
To reiterate, if you drive on the 10 Freeway in either direction and transition to the 110 South, you'll need an alternate route.
The crash happened early Thursday morning, at around 12:49 a.m. The truck rolled over on to its side while driving on the connector road, forcing CHP officials shut down the road at around 1 a.m. Emergency crews have been working to clean up the truck and its spilled contents, but obviously these things take time.
By 5 a.m., cleanup crews estimated they had unloaded about 1/3 of the truck's contents. After emptying the rolled semi, cleanup crews still have to right the rolled-over truck, remove it, and clean the roadway, according to KABC.
The driver has been hospitalized in an 'unknown' condition, but he was also able to draw himself out of the truck after the crash. Officially we do not know what caused the crash.
CHP officials confirmed with LAist that the interchange roads will be closed until at least 9 a.m.