Big Rig Crash Closes 101 Freeway Lanes – NBC Los Angeles

A major oil rig crash delayed the drive early Friday on the 101 Freeway in the western San Fernando Valley.

The large rig ended up on its side on the highway heading west at Van Nuys Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. Lanes were closed due to the accident.

The crew put the large rig back on its wheels at about 6 a.m. and towed the cab and trailer off the scene about 30 minutes later.

Drivers were advised to look for alternative routes.

No serious injuries were reported. Details about the crash were not immediately available.

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