Fatal Dump Truck Crash Closes Lanes on Freeway

210 Freeway Lanes Blocked By Dump Truck Crash

Early this morning, the 210 Freeway in the La Verne area was mostly shut down after a fatal crash that involved a vehicle and a dump truck. According to the California Highway Patrol, the Freeway is reopened.

According to California Highway Patrol Officer, Monica Posada, one person was found dead at the scene of the crash. One other person was injured and was immediately taken to the hospital. The California Highway Patrol’s incident log showed that the crash happened just a little before three:forty-five in the morning. It was on the eastbound 210 Freeway which is near Fruit Street. The accident happened after the truck had been jackknifed.

One of the officers at the scene told the local news that the person that was killed and the person that was injured were both men and in a white Lexus that had been disabled on the right shoulder of the Freeway when the crash happened.

A video that was shown from the scene showed the debris and wreckage of the vehicle, it was littering the roadway.

SigAlert Issued for the Dump Truck Crash

According to the California Highway Patrol’s incident log, a SigAlert was issued around three:fifty-five in the morning. All the eastbound lanes were also closed and the carpool lane was shut down on the westbound Freeway.

At first, officer believed that the clean up efforts would take at least three hours to get everything cleared off the Freeway. They also wanted to extend the SigAlert because the crews had to repair the center divider.

After some hard work from the crews, the lanes were all opened again as of 8:30 in the morning. They also canceled the SigAlert at around 8:40 in the morning. There is still and ongoing investigation about the crash.

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