A major freeway connector was shut near downtown LA Saturday morning after a deadly motorcycle crash, jamming traffic from downtown through Burbank.
All lanes of the southbound 5 Freeway were closed at the connection to the 10 Freeway at 10:50 a.m. until just before noon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Traffic was being diverted to Mission Street in Boyle Heights.
The 5 was fully reopened at the 10 Freeway just after 1:10 p.m., following the connector between the two freeways, the CHP said.
A motorcycle crashed with a vehicle on the 5 Freeway between the 10 and the junction with the 101 Freeway at about 9:45 a.m., according to the CHP.
Heavy traffic on the 5 Freeway stretched past the 134 Freeway in Burbank.
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