Three-vehicle crash shuts down East Long Beach intersection

A three-vehicle collision slowed traffic and shut down the intersection at the Los Coyotes Diagonal and Bellflower Boulevard on Friday afternoon.

Limited information was available, but officers were dispatched at 3:10 p.m., authorities said.

One party involved sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene by the Long Beach Fire Department, authorities said. It is unclear if other parties were injured.

Authorities said once the intersection is cleared, the street will reopen.

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Valerie Osier is the Social Media & Newsletter Manager for the Long Beach Post. She started at the Post in 2018 as a breaking news reporter. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from the Cal State Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband and two cats.