• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Downed tree causes traffic delays on Sepulveda

A tree fell across lanes on Sepulveda Boulevard in Encino on Wednesday morning, causing traffic to back up in both directions.

July 20, 2011 12:51:21 AM PDT
A tree fell across lanes on Sepulveda Boulevard in Encino on Wednesday, causing traffic to back up in both directions.

The incident was south of the 101 Freeway before Mulholland Drive. One lane is open, while crews are directed traffic around the tree.

Sepulveda is one of the main thoroughfares commuters use to get between the San Fernando Valley and the Westside.