Truck tips over on the 10 Freeway downtown, spilling sand and closing 3 westbound lanes

A truck overturned and spilled sand on the westbound 10 Freeway downtown early Thursday, closing three lanes, the California Highway Patrol said.

The cause of the crash is being investigated, CHP Officer Tony Polizzi said.

No other vehicle was involved in the crash, which took place near the 110 Freeway interchange and was reported at 3:17 a.m., Polizzi said. The roadway was cleared before 6 a.m.

Fire and medical crews were sent to the scene, but it was unclear if the truck driver was injured.



6:53 a.m.: This post was updated with to report that the roadway was cleared.

This post was originally published at 4:53 a.m.