Two people were sent to a hospital after a crash on the 405 Freeway in Long Beach, authorities said today.
Firefighters and paramedics were sent to the southbound freeway at the Cherry Avenue exit at about 11 p.m. Friday, where they used the “Jaws of Life” to extract three people from the wreckage, the Long Beach Fire Department reported.
Paramedics rushed two of those three people to a hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.
At 11:00 pm last night, @lbfirefighters responded to an injury traffic accident at the SB 405/Cherry Avenue exit. The Jaws of Life were used to rescue 3 patients, 2 of which were transported by paramedics to area hospitals. @Chp_SouthLA was onscene & provided support. #YourLBFD pic.twitter.com/7SR2tKhi1y— Long Beach Fire (CA) (@LBFD) March 12, 2022