5 Freeway crash: Freeway reopens after overturned big rig closes 5 northbound lanes

A crash involving an overturned big rig Tuesday blocked the northbound 5 Freeway north of the 134 Freeway in the Glendale area for nearly two hours.

The crash was reported shortly after 11 a.m. near the Western Avenue offramp from the northbound 5 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. It was unclear if anyone was hurt.

(FOX 11)

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The northbound freeway lanes were closed in the area while crews worked to clear the scene, an effort that continued until about 12:50 p.m., when three lanes were reopened, the CHP reported.

The circumstances of the crash were under investigation.

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CNS contributed to this report.