Major crashes kill one, burden trade on Long Beach freeways


A semitruck incited over on a northbound 710 Freeway nearby a 405. Rachel Uranga/Press-Telegram.




A lethal pile-up involving an overturned vast supply killed one and blocked all lanes of a northbound 710 Freeway nearby a connector highway to a northbound 405 Freeway Monday morning, according to information from a California Highway Patrol.

Long Beach military are aiding CHP officers and have sealed all northbound on-ramps to a 710 Freeway from Pico Avenue to Willow Street, military mouthpiece Nancy Pratt wrote in an email.

The pile-up was reported shortly after 9 a.m. At 9:23 a.m., all lanes of a northbound turnpike were blocked to concede firefighters to remove a motorist from a vehicle’s cab.

At 9:40 a.m., an entrance on a Highway Patrol’s website remarkable a Sigalert would need to be extended for dual hours.

Confirmed information on any fatalities or injuries was not immediately accessible from a CHP’s trade information center. According to a agency’s website, however, a Los Angeles County Coroner’s deputy was en track to a stage of a pile-up as of shortly after 10 a.m.

Highway unit officers on Monday also responded to another turnpike pile-up Monday morning in Long Beach. This pile-up occurred on a northbound 405 Freeway during Atlantic Boulevard.

•Video: Crash on Northbound 405 Freeway

That pile-up occurred shortly before 9 a.m. and concerned a vast truck, dual cars and an SUV, according to a CHP. The turnpike was privileged of a crashed vehicles about 9:30 a.m.

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— City News Service contributed to this report.