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Driver Killed after Rollover Fiery Accident near Willow Street in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, CA (March 23, 2021) – Sunday morning, authorities identified Juan Lopez Jr. as the deceased victim in a fiery rollover crash on 710 Freeway.

Per reports, 26-year-old Lopez was driving a vehicle that had overturned and caught fire. Although, the events leading up remain unclear.

CHP responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m., on March 21. Emergency crews arrived near Willow Street after being dispatched to the area.

Despite life-saving efforts, Lopez was pronounced dead on scene. No other injuries were reported and it is still unknown if drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further details remains ongoing. Once available, more information will be released.


The Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Juan Lopez Jr. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


Losing a loved one in an accident is always traumatic. It affects all aspects of life for those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through, and are here to help. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, wrongful death, and auto accidents. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat.

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