LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A solo crash left a big rig hanging over the side of a freeway transition road in East LA Wednesday.
The crash was first reported after 4 a.m. on the transition road from the northbound 710 Freeway to the eastbound 60 Freeway. The big rig jackknifed on the slick transition road, and the cab was twisted around to face the rear of the rig, allowing the driver to escape safely.READ MORE: Hollywood Bowl To Give Away Concert Tickets At Its COVID Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic
A better look. Jackknifed big rig on the 60 S. transition ramp from 710. Traffic is being diverted onto third Street. #lifeasaphotog #photoglife #number1photog #cameraman #videographer #news #bigrig#CBSLA pic.twitter.com/Rgst6aayTM
— Tommy Harris Jr. Photog @KCBS @KCAL @CBSNEWSPATH (@pictureman415) December 4, 2019READ MORE: Mountain Lion Cub Found Orphaned Released Back Into Orange County After 4 Months Of Rehabilitation
A hazmat crew was called in to clean up spilled fluids and fuel. Retrieval of the dangling truck required a rotator, according to the California Highway Patrol.MORE NEWS: John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison After Court OKs Extradition
All lanes were reopened at about 12:10 p.m.