Car, Tanker Crash on Southbound 605, Fuel Spilled, Lanes Closed


Car, Tanker Crash on Southbound 605, Fuel Spilled, Lanes Closed

INDUSTRY (CNS) - A crash involving a Honda Civic and a tanker truck carrying fuel this morning caused the semi to overturn on the southbound San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Industry, spilling fuel in lanes and prompting the closure of four freeway lanes.

The crash occurred near the Pomona (60) Freeway interchange about 1:40 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The fuel spill prompted the CHP to close the Nos. 1 through 4 lanes of the freeway until further notice. Traffic was being diverted off the freeway at Valley Boulevard, the CHP said.

Los Angeles County fire paramedics were called to the scene, but it was unclear if anyone was injured, the CHP said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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