CULVER CITY (CBSLA,com) — Traffic in the Southland is for the birds, but a pelican took it a little too far Saturday afternoon.
The stubborn pelican had landed on the ramp that takes the 90 Freeway onto the northbound 405, and would not leave, according to City News Service, so California Highway Patrol officers blocked both lanes and a SigAlert was issued.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody Following Hours-Long Standoff At Montebello Apartment Complex
Officers closed the ramp at 1:27 p.m., and an officer radioed that the pelican had been “cornered.” But after a half hour, the bird was still on the ramp and the SigAlert was issued.READ MORE: Several Detained After Off-Duty Deputy's Vehicle Struck By Pellet Gun In Canyon Country
The bird was eventually enticed off the ramp, and traffic resumed about 2:15 p.m.MORE NEWS: Judge: LAPD Must Restrict Use Of Less Lethal Projectile Launchers
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