Overturned Crane Blocks Lanes on 210 Freeway - NBC Southern California

Overturned Crane Blocks Lanes on 210 Freeway

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    Overturned Crane Backs Up 210 Freeeway

    An overturned crane on the 210 Freeway caused a traffic pileup. Gil Leyvas reports on NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (Published Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019)

    An overturned crane shut down several lanes on 210 Freeway in La Cañada Flintridge on Saturday.

    The incident occurred around 4:22 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The crane was blocking lanes 1-4, according to an officer with the CHP's Traffic Management Center. One lane remained open, the officer said.

    No injuries were reported, according to the CHP.

    Authorities were waiting for a different crane to come and help, the CHP said, and it was a possible oil spill cleanup.

    The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert, shutting down lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the eastbound 210 Freeway at Berkshire Avenue. Delays were initially expected to be about 20 minutes long, backed up to Highway 2.

    Traffic was backed up related to the incident.

    Around 6 p.m., Newschopper4 Bravo observed multiple lanes open, but the freeway was still backed up.

    City News Service reported the SigAlert was cancelled just before 9 p.m.

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