101 Freeway Reopens After Big Rig Crash Near Thousand Oaks

The fiery big rig crash forced a closure in the San Fernando Valley

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    Megan Moureaux
    NBC4 viewer Megan Moureaux sent this photo of a big rig crash on the 101 Freeway in the Thousand Oaks area on Sunday, June 29, 2014.

    All lanes on the 101 Freeway have re-opened after a fiery big rig crash forced the closure of both sides of the freeway in the Thousand Oaks area on Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol said.

    The semi-truck was eastbound about 9 p.m. at Lindero Canyon Boulevard in Westlake Village (map) when it struck the center divider, sending debris into the westbound lanes and spilling diesel fuel onto the road, the CHP said. The truck became engulfed in flames.

    Two westbound vehicles collided with debris that was scattered across the freeway, officials said.

    No injuries were immediately reported.

    CHP had reopenend all of the westbound lanes just after 3 a.m. and cancelled the sig-alert for the eastbound side just before 4 a.m.

    Irene Moore contributed to this report. Refresh this page for updates.

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