WEST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An accident involving a tanker truck and a sedan Friday caused major traffic delays on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway.

Officials responded to the accident, which happened at 5:40 a.m. just south of Montana Avenue in West Los Angeles, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Some 700 gallons of diesel fuel from the truck leaked across the 405. The right three lanes between Waterford Street and Montana Avenue, as well as the on-ramps from Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards, were shut down. All lanes were reopened by 9:30 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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