Rollover Crash in 405 Freeway Results in Fatality

LONG BEACH, CA (August 3, 2021) – Police are investigating a rollover accident on 405 Freeway that claimed the life of one person on Tuesday.

Officers responded to the incident around 8:30 p.m., on the southbound lanes of the freeway near Lakewood Boulevard.

Furthermore, reports from the scene claimed that a vehicle struck a center divider, overturned and caught fire.

Afterwards, a person exited the vehicle and attempted to run across all lanes of the freeway. They were then struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead on scene.

The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert for an unknown duration. However, the road has since reopened.

Once available, more information will be released.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

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