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Big rig crash causes major delays on SB 5 Freeway

A big rig accident caused delays on the southbound 5 Freeway near Paramount Boulevard in Downey for several hours Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
September 28, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A big rig overturned in Downey Saturday snarling traffic on the southbound 5 Freeway for several hours.

The accident occurred near Paramount Boulevard and shut down all but one lane around 4:30 a.m.

CHP officials said the collision involved a vehicle versus big rig and left the big rig on its side.

All lanes were reopened around 7 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.


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