Fiery SUV crash snarls 60 Freeway traffic

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DIAMOND BAR — A fiery SUV crash forced the closure of most lanes of the eastbound 60 Freeway Friday, however the driver escaped the accident with only minor injuries, authorities said.
The crash was first reported at 10:08 on the eastbound 60 Freeway, just west of Grand Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Jennifer Connolly said.
A solo SUV overturned and caught fire, however a woman who was driving the vehicle got out of the car with only minor injuries, the officer said.
Officials briefly shut down all by the carpool lane of the eastbound freeway following the crash, though all traffic lanes were reopened just over an hour later, according to CHP logs.
The cause of the crash was being investigated by the Baldwin Park office of the CHP.
– Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda
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