Overturned Cement Truck Closes 710 Freeway Near Downtown LA

The freeway was closed early Thursday for more than three hours

An overturned cement truck shut down the southbound 710 Freeway near downtown LA Thursday for more than three hours.

Traffic was backed up for miles while motorists were directed off the freeway at Florence Avenue in the Bell area.

The California Highway Patrol closed southbound lanes of Interstate 710, south of downtown, at 3:50 a.m. The wreckage was cleared and the freeway reopened at 7:15 a.m.

The trucker was not injured.

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