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Just What the 405 Fwy Needed: An Overturned Asphalt Truck
It was a "hot mess" overnight on the 405 Freeway thanks to a tanker truck turning over and dumping a load of 20 tons of asphalt onto northbound lanes.
The tanker was entering the freeway from the Normandie Avenue onramp at 12:42 a.m. when something caused it to overturn in the slow lane, possibly an effort to avoid a car in its path, said California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball, reports City News Service.
The truck was out on duty, heading to where the 105 Freeway meets up with the 405 for a Caltrans project.
Caltrans reportedly was having trouble getting a crew over to the messy spill for cleanup, which kept the slow lane and the onramp closed for some time.
Ultimately things got tidied up and the lanes were re-opened, notes ABC7.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.