LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — The California Highway Patrol says the transition road from westbound Interstate 10 to southbound Interstate 5 near downtown Los Angeles will be closed for several hours after a big rig overturned.

Traffic backed up for miles Monday morning at the scene of the crash in the Boyle Heights area.

A hazardous-materials team has been sent to clean up some fuel that spilled from the truck’s fuel tanks, and crews are working to repair damaged guard rails.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

There are no reports of injuries, and one person “self-extricated” from the wreck, according to the CHP.

The CHP says the transition road could remain closed until at least 5 p.m. for the hazmat cleanup.

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