- Associated Press - Monday, July 20, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Interstate 10 in mid-city Los Angeles has reopened following a fiery multiple-vehicle crash that killed a driver and forced the closure of all eastbound lanes.

Traffic was backed up for hours early Monday at the scene of the collision that occurred shortly before 4 a.m.

CHP Officer Monica Posada says one vehicle erupted into flames.

A 60-year-old Culver City man died at the scene. His name has not been released.

City News Service says another driver was transported to a hospital and one was treated at the scene.

Traffic was diverted to connecter roads near La Brea Avenue. One eastbound lane reopened at 6 a.m. and the rest were reopened around 7:30 a.m.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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