Big rig hits center divider, blocks traffic on 405 in Long Beach • Long Beach Post

A big rig crashed into the center divider in the northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway in Long Beach this morning, and four lanes of the freeway were blocked.

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Officers responded about 1:40 a.m. to the location on the 405 near the Santa Fe Avenue exit and located a 60-foot long truck that had hit the wall and was blocking traffic, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The carpool and Nos. 1, 2 and 3 lanes were closed while efforts were made to move the truck off the freeway, the CHP said.

A SigAlert was issued until at least 5:30 a.m. Officers were slowing traffic up to the closure and advised drivers to avoid the area.

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