BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An off-ramp on the southbound 5 Freeway was closed in Boyle Heights early Thursday following a multi-vehicle collision involving a big rig, authorities said.
A motorist exited the freeway, ran a red light and crashed into a tanker truck near E. 7th Street around 2:30 a.m. The big rig was carrying about 100 gallons of diesel. An SUV was also involved in the crash.
Hazmat units were sent to the scene. The off-ramp was reopened around 7 a.m.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. No injuries were reported.
City News Service contributed to this report
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