All lanes open after big rigs, tour bus crash on 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights

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All lanes have been reopened on the 60 Freeway after a crash involving a charter bus and two big rigs left dozens injured, the California Highway Patrol told KPCC. 

"The Sig Alert has been cancelled as of 12:50 p.m.," CHP spokesman Juan Galvan said. "All lanes were reopened at 12:45." 

Thirty-four people suffered minor to moderate injuries in the crash, which shut down eastbound lanes of the freeway for a period of time and backed up traffic for several miles, Los Angeles County Fire said.

The crash occurred shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on State Route 60 eastbound at 7th Avenue in Hacienda Heights, L.A. fire inspector Rick Flores said. Twelve people were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, while the rest suffered very minor injuries.

The crash scene was scattered over about 100 yards throughout several lanes, the Associated Press reports. The trucks have substantial damage. The bus had some front-end damage but remained upright.

The cause of the accident hasn't been determined yet, the investigation is still ongoing, CHP officer Al Perez said. 

This story has been updated.

With contributions from Daniella Segura

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