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Big rig overturns on 710 Freeway in Long Beach

April 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A big rig crashed into a center divider and overturned on the 710 Freeway in Long Beach Friday morning.

The accident happened shortly before 2 a.m. on the southbound lanes at Del Amo Boulevard.

The driver of the tractor-trailer said he was cut off by another vehicle. He swerved and lost control of the big rig.

The crash spilled debris onto the northbound lanes, causing two other cars to collide. No injuries were reported.

Southbound lanes of the freeway were closed until after 6 a.m. as crews cleared the scene.