PASADENA ( — Several crashes involving four big rigs shut down a portion of the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway Wednesday morning.

The first accident happened just before 2 a.m. when a semi-truck driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a center divider and jackknifed across the roadway at the 134 Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.

A second accident then occurred involving another big rig and a sedan, injuring two passengers in the car.


The third crashed involved two more semi-trucks.

Traffic was diverted to the westbound 134 Freeway and the 710 Freeway.

Speed and wet weather were being blamed for the collisions.

The freeway was reopened just before 7:30 a.m.

Wednesday marked the second day a big rig crash closed the 210 Freeway.


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