Early morning crash snarls traffic on north 710 Freeway

A multi-car crash briefly shut down all lanes of the northbound 710 Freeway near Del Amo Boulevard in Long Beach early Wednesday morning.

A CHP official couldn’t say exactly how many cars were involved, but the crash happened shortly before 6 a.m.

Crews managed to clear away the cars and reopen all lanes by about 7 a.m., according to the CHP. It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone was hurt.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor for the Long Beach Post. He began his journalism career in 2007 as an intern at Palos Verdes Peninsula News and has worked for The Forum Newsgroup in New York City, the Daily Pilot and the Press-Telegram. He lives in Torrance with his wife, Lindsey, and their two young children.