32-Year-Old Killed in Suspected DUI Collision near 405 Freeway

LONG BEACH, CA (April 19, 2022) – Early Monday morning, Tiffany Haynes died and Alfonzo Star was arrested after a car crash on 710 Freeway.

The incident occurred around 1:00 a.m., near the transition to the northbound 405 Freeway. Emergency crews responded to the northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway shortly after.

Per reports, Haynes was driving a 2013 Toyota sedan and stopped in the No. 2 lane for reasons unknown. There, 60-year-old Star, of Lakeview Terrace rear-ended the Toyota.

Shortly after, the driver of a big-rig abruptly stopped to avoid a collision, causing a 2018 Ford to swerve right and strike both the Toyota and the semi-truck.

Medics arrived and pronounced 32-year-old Haynes, of Los Angeles dead at the scene.

Additionally, authorities arrested Star on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the CHP at 424-551-4000.


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