Overturned Big Rig Prompts Temporary Closure on Eastbound 10 Freeway Through Baldwin Park

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An overturned big rig prompted officials to temporarily close the eastbound lanes of the 10 freeway through the Baldwin Park area Wednesday morning.

An overturned big rig shut down the eastbound lanes of the 10 Freeway near the 605 Freeway on Nov. 6, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)
An overturned big rig shut down the eastbound lanes of the 10 Freeway near the 605 Freeway on Nov. 6, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

The crash was reported about 1:47 a.m. on the 10 Freeway near the 605 interchange, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A big rig overturned in the incident and blocked several lanes.

Officials issued a SigAlert on the eastbound 10 Freeway from the 605 Freeway to Frasier Street. The northbound 605 Freeway transition to the 10 was also closed.

One lane of traffic was seen getting around the crash on the 10 Freeway about 4:30 a.m., video from the scene showed.

The freeway was reopened shortly after 6 a.m., according to a tweet from the CHP.

It was unclear what caused the big rig to overturn and there was no immediate word on any injuries resulting from the crash.

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