Two Killed in Crash Involving Wrong-Way Driver on Freeway in Long Beach

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Two radical were killed successful a clang involving a wrong- mode operator Sunday successful the eastbound Artesia (91) Freeway successful Long Beach. 

The clang took spot astatine the Atlantic Avenue on-ramp astatine astir 5:20 a.m. and progressive a conveyance driving westbound successful an eastbound lane, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The 2 victims were pronounced dormant astatine the country and astatine slightest 1 conveyance caught fire, the CHP said. Two different radical were assessed astatine the country and released, according to Capt. Jack Crabtree of the Long Beach Fire Department. 

A Sigalert was issued astatine 5:47 a.m. shutting down each eastbound 91 Freeway lanes, conscionable westbound of Atlantic Boulevard, arsenic good arsenic the modulation roadworthy from the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway to the eastbound 91 Freeway, for an chartless duration. As of 9:45 a.m., the close eastbound lane had reopened.

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