By CBSLA Staff

SAN FERNANDO (CBSLA) — The eastbound 118 Freeway was closed near San Fernando Wednesday afternoon after a big rig lost control and crashed into an embankment.

The crash occurred around 1 p.m. near the transition road to the southbound 5 Freeway on the right-hand side embankment, according to California Highway Patrol.

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Caltrans was en-route with hard closure as crews work to recover the stuck big rig, CHP said.

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No injuries were reported. Drivers were advised to avoid the area and find an alternate route.

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Caltrans issued a travel advisory ahead of this week’s rain, warning drivers to take precautions while traveling due to wet roadways and potential snow at higher elevations.