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.