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10 Freeway Reopens in West Covina Area After Fiery Crash Prompts Shutdown

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Authorities reopened the 10 Freeway in the West Covina area after a fiery crash prompted a complete closure of the eastbound side of the highway Monday morning.

An incident involving at least three vehicles was first reported around 6:30 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol records.

A Chevrolet Cruze and another vehicle caught fire near the center divider, with fuel spilling on the road, the agency said.

Crews managed to extinguish the flames by 6:34 a.m., and at least one person was possibly injured, CHP records show.

Officials shut down all eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes at Citrus Street around 7 a.m., the agency said.

All lanes were reopened just before 9:30 a.m.

Officials provided no further information.


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