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Big-rig carrying lighters overturns on 101 Freeway

A big-rig carrying lighters overturned on the northbound 101 Freeway at Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011.

August 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A big-rig carrying lighters overturned Tuesday on the northbound 101 Freeway at Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles.

The crash happened at around 3:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Three lanes were blocked, but they reopened around 6:20 a.m.

No one was hurt in the single-vehicle crash.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.