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Big Rig Overturns on Metro Gold Line Tracks

The accident is causing a commuter nightmare in Pasadena.


PASADENA (KNX1070) - A Fedex big rig traveling on the Foothill Freeway went through a median Thursday morning and ended up on two sets of Metro Gold Line tracks in Pasadena, prompting service disruptions and road closures. 

The crash happened at 1:20 a.m. near North Lake Avenue on the westbound 210. Metro has established a bus bridge between the Memorial Park Station and Allen Station. All but two westbound lanes of the freeway were blocked.

The CHP says it could be noon before all lanes are open on the westbound 210 near North Lake Avenue in Pasadena. 

Stay with KNX1070 for traffic updates on  the fives.