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Multiple Incidents Cause 5 SigAlerts in Southern California

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Five SigAlerts were issued Friday morning on the 710, 91, 5, 10 and 105 Freeways, according to the California Highway Patrol.

  1. A SigAlert was issued for the northbound 710 Freeway in Lynwood near Imperial Highway after a fatal crash caused all lanes to be blocked around 3:40 a.m., according to the CHP. One man was arrested and all lanes were reopened before 6 a.m.
  2. In South L.A. a second fatal crash led to a SigAlert issued around 4:20 a.m. on the westbound 105 Freeway near Wilmington Avenue, according to CHP Officer Monica Pasada. The SigAlert was canceled by 6:15 a.m., according to a CHP tweet.
  3. Also in South L.A. around 4:20 a.m., a third SigAlert was issued for the eastbound 10 Freeway near South Centinela Avenue where the No. 3 lane was blocked because of a traffic collision, the CHP incident log stated. The alert was cancelled about one hour later, CHP tweeted.
  4. In Altadena, a fourth SigAlert was issued for the northbound 5 Freeway near Western Avenue around 4:35 a.m. when the No. 4 lane was estimated to be blocked for an one hour due to a detached trailer. CHP tweeted the alert was cancelled around 6 a.m.
  5. On the westbound 91 Freeway connector to the southbound 710, a fifth SigAlert was issued around 5 a.m. after a car overturned, according to CHP incident logs. The SigAlert was lifted about 40 minutes later, CHP tweeted.
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A fatal crash on the northbound 710 Freeway caused a SigAlert and heavy traffic the morning of Friday, June 6, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)