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Lime spill backs up traffic on 101 North

Crews hose down northbound lanes of the 101 Freeway after a lime spill created a mess on the roadway on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.

October 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A big rig loaded with limes overturned on the northbound lanes of the 101 Freeway, creating a frustrating commute for drivers on Thursday morning.

The accident was reported at Tujunga Avenue at about 5:20 a.m. The truck overturned, spilling limes creating a mess across all lanes.

Crews had to shut down all northbound lanes to hose off the roadway. All lanes were reopened just before 10 a.m.