Overturned propane truck shuts down Las Flores

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Sheriff's vehicles block off Los Flores Canyon Road while California Highway Patrol investigates a propane truck accident that shut down traffic in both directions on Thursday. Hazmat crews were called to the scene. 

Update, 6:35 p.m.: Las Flores Canyon Road reopened at 6:08 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. 


Update, 5:20 p.m.: Las Flores Canyon Road remains closed despite earlier notice from the California Highway Patrol that it would reopen at 5 p.m. 


Update, 3:25 p.m.: The driver involved in the propane truck crash on Las Flores Canyon Road was transported to UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica for a “major injury,” according to the California Highway Patrol. The road is expected to remain closed 1 1/2 miles north of PCH near Gorge Road until 5 p.m.

The overturned propane truck caused traffic to shut down in both directions. CHP still has to remove the truck and hazmat crews were called to the scene for cleanup.


Update, 1:00 p.m.: Hazmat crews have been called to the scene where a propane truck overturned on Las Flores Canyon Road 1 1/2 miles north of Pacific Coast Highway on Thursday around noon. An ambulance was seen leaving the area but it is not known whether any injuries were reported, according to Sgt. Braden of the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department. 


A truck with propane onboard shut down traffic in both directions on Las Flores Canyon Road 1 1/2 miles north of Pacific Coast Highway, according to California Highway Patrol.

The single-vehicle collision occurred at 11:55 a.m. Thursday and is a possible hazmat situation. Los Angeles County Fire officials and sheriff’s were called to the scene. There are no reports of injuries.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.