Chino injury crash temporarily closed lanes on 71 Freeway – California News

Chino injury crash temporarily closed lanes on 71 Freeway – California News



A two-vehicle crash apparently caused injuries and prompted the temporary closure of the southbound lanes of the 71 Freeway Tuesday morning in Chino, according to initial reports.

The crash was reported a little after 7:40 a.m. on the southbound 71, north of Butterfield Ranch Road, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

A SigAlert was issued for the injury accident a little before 8 a.m.

Initially, officials also planned to close the northbound lanes of the freeway for a helicopter to land, but canceled it and an ambulance was sent instead. The northbound lanes were not closed.

The southbound lanes were re-opened and the SigAlert was canceled a little before 9 a.m., according to the CHP log.

Details about how the crash happened were not immediately available.


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