I-5 Reopened Following Big Rig Crash, Fuel Spill

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A SigAlert was issued early Tuesday morning after a big rig crashed on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Norwalk, leaking fuel, the California Highway Patrol said.

The crash on the southbound side of the freeway at Norwalk Avenue was reported at 3:13 a.m., according to the CHP. All southbound lanes of the freeway were closed and a SigAlert was issued, said CHP Officer Anthony Martin.

No injuries were reported, said Los Angeles County Fire officials.

County fire crews and Caltrans personnel cleaned up the approximately 40-gallon fuel spill and reopened all lanes around 8:15 a.m., officials said.

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