LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A flash flood can change a street from driveable to dangerous within minutes.
Having an alternate route handy, especially in wet and slick driving conditions like the Southland will experience over the next few days, is also a good idea.READ MORE: Residents Call For Change Following Death Of ER Nurse Sandra Shells
The California Highway Patrol reports that 264 crashes occurred on Los Angeles-area freeways and roads in unincorporated areas in this morning’s rain, between 5-9 a.m. That compares to 48 in the same Saturday period last week.READ MORE: LeBron Scores 25 As Lakers End Three-Game Skid, Beat Jazz, 101-95
For the latest on road closures and driving conditions in various areas, click on the following link: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/care/MORE NEWS: Rams Fans Flood The Stands For First Ever Playoff Game At SoFi Stadium
(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)