HOLLYWOOD HILLS—An overturned taco truck prompted a full closure of the Hollywood 101 Freeway on Monday, October 3.
A taco truck struck the freeway’s center divider and overturned into the northbound lanes at approximately 3 a.m. on Monday, according to reports.
Police responded to the scene located near North Chuenga Boulevard, minutes later at 3:08 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol’s traffic incident log.
CHP officials closed the freeway to traffic on both sides and issued a SigAlert at about 3:35 a.m. The CHP tweeted at 3:43 a.m.: “SIGALERT IN HOLLYWOOD: US-101 AT CAHUENGA BLVD- ALL NB AND SB LANES WILL BE BLOCKED FOR APPROX 90 MINS DUE TO A TRAFFIC COLLISION.”
The southbound lanes—which were closed due to debris—were reopened at approximately 4 a.m. The CHP tweeted at 4:12 a.m.: “SIGALERT UPDATE IN HOLLYWOOD: US-101 AT CAHUENGA BLVD- ALL SB LNS ARE NOW OPEN- NB #1,2,3 LNS BLOCKED FOR APPROX 30 MINS DUE TO A COLLISION.”
The northbound lanes remained closed while a tow truck tried to set the vehicle upright. All lanes were reopened by 6 a.m., according to the CHP. There were no reports of any injuries from officials.