Crash slows morning drive on 101 and 170 freeways in Studio City

An early morning crash slows the drive through a busy freeway interchange in the San Fernando Valley.

Traffic backs up Friday Sept. 8, 2023 on freeways in Studio City.

Lanes on the 101 Freeway were closed for hours early Friday due to a crash in the Studio City area.

The crash investigation and cleanup led to the closure on the southbound side of the freeway at Lankershim Boulevard. Traffic was backed up on the 101 and 170 freeways.

The road reopened at about 7:15 a.m.

Details about the crash were not immediately available.

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