Overturned Big Rig Snarls Traffic on 10 Freeway Through Baldwin Park

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A big rig overturned Friday in Baldwin Park early Friday, prompting officials to close several eastbound lanes on the eastbound 10 Freeway.

The crash occurred just after 2 a.m. at the connector with the 605 Freeway near Frazier Street. The big rig landed on its side and four lanes of the highway were blocked. The carpool lane remained opened. The roadway was eventually reopened about 5:35 a.m.

The driver of the big rig, Felipe Canela, told KTLA that he was on his way to Ontario to drop off a load he had just picked up at the Port of Los Angeles. He said he made a turn at 40 mph, "which is normal," and lost control, lost the trailer and overturned.

"It was actually my last load for the day," Canela said. "I usually don't work this late."

No injuries were reported in the crash, but it snarled traffic before the morning commute. California Highway Patrol and CalTrans officials were at the scene after the crash.

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