22-Year-Old Victim Killed in Auto Accident near Rosecrans Avenue

PARAMOUNT, CA (July 8, 2022) – A single-vehicle crash on 710 Freeway killed Carlos Hernandez, early Wednesday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened just before 12:15 a.m., near Rosecrans Avenue.

Investigators said Hernandez’s vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a pole before hitting an embankment. Upon impact, 22-year-old Hernandez of Long Beach died at the scene despite the life-saving efforts of first responders.

A portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, Paramount Officials are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the 710 Freeway crash. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available to the public.


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 Carlos Hernandez.


Losing a loved one in an accident can devastate the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of the attorneys at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.

LA Weekly