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Two lanes reopen on 101 Freeway in Camarillo following hours-long closure from overturned semi truck

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An overturned semi truck that caught fire forced the closure of all northbound lanes on a portion of the 101 Freeway in Camarillo early Tuesday.
(California Department of Transportation)

Two lanes have reopened on the 101 Freeway in Camarillo after an overturned semi truck that caught fire forced the closure of all northbound lanes for more than three hours early Tuesday.

The crash was reported about 4:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the freeway near Lewis Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The driver suffered minor injuries but was able to get out of the truck following the crash. No other vehicles were involved, according to the CHP.

Two lanes reopened about 7:45 a.m. The third lane of the freeway and the Lewis Road onramp are expected to remain closed for several hours as authorities investigate.

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It is not clear what caused the crash.

hannah.fry@latimes.com

Twitter: @Hannahnfry

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UPDATES:

9:30 a.m.: This article was updated with information about lanes reopening.

This article was originally published at 6:40 a.m.


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