Cement truck overturns on 210 Freeway in Glendora, driver hurt

GLENDORA — A man driving a cement mixer truck was injured Friday when the vehicle toppled on its side on the eastbound 210 Freeway.
The incident led to several lanes being closed for five hours and 23 minutes.
The solo crash on the eastbound 210, east of Sunflower Avenue was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 12:43 p.m.
CHP Sgt. Grady Stevens said for unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the truck.
The vehicle struck a wall and fell on its side, he added.
Stevens said the driver was taken to a hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
Concrete, fuel, oil and water leaked out of the overturned cement mixer truck.
“We believe it was mostly water,” Steven said.
Two lanes were closed initially then three. For the final two hours of the SigAlert, the closure affected the No. 4 lane and the southbound 57 Freeway transition road.

- Ruby Gonzales

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