Two people were hospitalized when their car smashed through a guardrail on a 710 Freeway onramp and fell about 75 feet to an access road below, according to Long Beach police.
The crash happened around 7:35 a.m. Monday morning on the Seventh Street onramp, Long Beach Police Department spokeswoman Nancy Pratt said.
Pratt said only one car was involved. The crash happened after the driver lost control, she said, but it wasn’t immediately clear what caused that.
Paramedics took the woman who’d been driving and the man riding with her to the hospital. Police didn’t provide details on their condition, but Pratt said they’re expected to survive.
Police shut down the onramp while crews put up barriers to replace the damaged guardrail. Pratt said it was expected to reopen around 9:45 a.m.
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