• Matt Esnayra

Wrong-Way Crash Leaves 2 Dead on 405 Freeway in Long Beach

Two people are dead and seven injured after a driver traveling north on the southbound 405-freeway in Long Beach caused a multi-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.


  • According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred just before 4:00 a.m. and near the Palo Verde Avenue exit.

  • ABC 7 reported that the area was foggy during the time of the crash.

  • The two lone fatalities were identified as Kaylee Perez, 23, of Los Angeles was the alleged wrong-way driver, and Manasseh Marion, 32, of Long Beach was the passenger, per NBC 4.

  • Four people were transported to nearby hospitals, and five others were treated at the scene.

  • Two people were ejected from their car due to the crash.

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