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710 Freeway tanker fire: All lanes reopen in Commerce

A tanker truck is seen after a fiery crash on the 710 Freeway in Commerce on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.
October 28, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
All lanes on the southbound 710 Freeway were reopened in Commerce early Monday following a fiery tanker truck crash.

The double tanker truck erupted into flames after crashing into a guardrail near Washington Boulevard around 9:40 a.m. Sunday. A Good Samaritan pulled the driver out of the wreckage.

The truck driver suffered burns over 40 percent of his body. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The Good Samaritan suffered minor burns to his hands.

Northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway were opened by about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.


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