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Overturned Big Rig Blocks Several Traffic Lanes of 101 Freeway in Downtown LA

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Several traffic lanes of the 101 Freeway were blocked early Monday morning after a big rig overturned just north of the Alameda Street off-ramp in downtown LA.

The crash was reported at about 2 a.m. blocking the 2, 3, and 4 lanes of the southbound 101 Freeway, CHP said. Only the No. 1 lane was open. A SigAlert was issued for the area.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash and if there were any injuries.

The big rig was pulled upright, but lanes remained closed at 8 a.m.

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