UPDATE: Grand Avenue to Remain Closed For Hours

The crash on the westbound state Route 60, near Grand Avenue, was reported at 10:14 a.m.; the wreck was not cleared until mid-afternoon.

Update 5:21 p.m.:

Though most of the westbound SR 60 was reopened midafternoon Friday, the Grand Avenue entrance ramp to the freeway was shut and was to remain so at least until 8:30 p.m., the CHP reported.


A crash involving two big rigs on the westbound state Route 60 in Diamond Bar Friday caused a large oil spill and snarled traffic most of the day, the CHP reported.

The crash near Grand Avenue was reported at 10:14 a.m.; there was still one freeway lane shut at 3 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

About 75 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from one of the rigs -- one rig was a gravel hauler, the CHP reported.

No injuries were reported.

The fuel did not go into the drains, just traveled less than a half-mile west of the crash, the CHP reported.

A SigAlert was issued for about 2.5 hours; a far right lane remained closed Friday afternoon, just as rush hour was due to begin.

Steven M. Sweat December 08, 2012 at 12:41 AM
For information and assistance on big rig accident and injury claims in California go to: http://www.victimslawyer.com/truck-accidents/
Vito Spago December 08, 2012 at 07:32 AM
The 57/60 transition is a sick joke. Whoever designed it belongs in jail.
joebanana December 08, 2012 at 04:51 PM
"Just as rush hour was to begin", of course, multiple lane closures always make the commute more tolerable. And what better place than an already F-ed up interchange?


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