A body was found on the side of the 110 Freeway Tuesday, causing a major backup for commuters, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.
The body was discovered on the side of the southbound 110 Freeway just north of Vernon Avenue at 1:25 p.m.
LAPD confirmed it was a female body.
Authorities didn’t shut down the freeway, but traffic was backed up to the 10 Freeway.
"A citizen observed what they thought was a body in the bushes on the embankment and they contacted the California Highway Patrol," Andy Neiman of the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Authorities did not reveal a description of the woman, nor her identity.