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Some lanes reopen after fiery tanker crash

July 15, 2013
  • L.A. City Fire Dept. firefighter Mike Henderson from Station 60 puts water on the L.A. River as gasoline burns on top of the water in Los Angeles south of Glendale on Saturday, July 13, 2013. A gasoline tanker flipped over and caught fire at the nearby 2 Freeway transition to the 5 Freeway and spilled some of the 7,000 gallons of gasoline it was carrying.
L.A. City Fire Dept. firefighter Mike Henderson from… (Raul Roa )

The connector road taking traffic from the southbound 2 Freeway to the southbound 5 freeway reopened early Monday morning after crews repaired some of the damage caused by a tanker truck fire, Caltrans officials said.

The northbound interchange remains closed, officials said, as does a portion of the northbound 5 Freeway at the interchange.
 
The northbound 2 Freeway is open, California Highway Patrol officials said.

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-- Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times

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