Fatal Crash on Long Beach Freeway: Five Dead in Fiery Collision

Long Beach, Calif.  — On Monday morning, a tragic incident occurred on the Long Beach (710) Freeway resulting in the death of five individuals.

A dark-colored sedan crashed into an attenuator, was subsequently struck by other vehicles, and ultimately caught fire.

The California Highway Patrol received a report of the crash at 4:12 a.m. The incident took place on the northbound Long Beach Freeway at the transition point to the southbound Artesia (91) Freeway, as stated by the CHP.

Officer Michael Nasir from the CHP confirmed that all five occupants of the vehicle had lost their lives, according to City News Service.

To conduct their investigation, the CHP issued a SigAlert, leading to the closure of all northbound lanes in the area affected by the crash. However, by 6 a.m., the No. 1 lane of the freeway was reopened, along with the transition road to the 91 Freeway, as reported by the CHP.

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