Jackknifed big-rig closes 134, 210 freeway connectors in Pasadena


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Two transition roads remained closed at the 134 and 210 freeways in Pasadena early Monday after a big-rig jackknifed on a slick roadway, sending one trailer and cab down an embankment.

The crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol shortly after 2 a.m., said Officer Patrick Kimball.


The truck was carrying two trailers, one of which overturned and blocked the roadway connecting the eastbound 134 to the westbound 210. Television images showed that the second trailer, along with the big rig itself, had skidded down a nearby embankment.

The westbound 210 connector to the 210 west, along with the eastbound 134 connector to the 210 west, were closed as crews prepared to tow the truck and repair a broken guardrail. Kimball said the roads were projected to open at about 7 a.m.

The driver of the truck was not hurt, Kimball said.


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