Head-On Collision near South Street Left Two Fatalities

CERRITOS, CA (February 23, 2022) – A head-on crash on the 605 freeway claimed the life of Alyssa Aragon Ramirez Friday night.

According to the report, the crash occurred around 2:20 am along the southbound lanes of the 605, just north of South Street.

Furthermore, a witness saw a Hyundai Elantra driver make a U-turn and proceeded in the wrong direction.

Consequently, the Elantra collided head-on with another vehicle and was engulfed in flames as a result.

Unfortunately, the Hyundai driver was left trapped inside the burning car and died at the scene.

Meanwhile, a good Samaritan extricated the other driver, identified as a 26-year-old Ramirez from her vehicle.

However, despite their life-saving efforts, Ramirez also died at the scene.

Friends and Family of Ramirez put up a GoFundMe page to help with the funeral expenses.

Cerritos Officials are currently investigating the head-on crash.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Alyssa Aragon Ramirez.


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