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Frances Rodriguez Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz Car Crash Long Beach Pacific Avenue

Frances Rodriguez Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz Car Crash Long Beach Pacific Avenue

Frances Rodriguez Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz crash Long Beach

Frances Rodriguez, 19; and Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz, 23, Killed in Long Beach Car Crash

LONG BEACH, CA (August 16, 2021) – Frances Rodriguez and Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz were killed after a car crash in Long Beach.

The County Coroner’s Office identified the two women as the victims of the fatal wreck which took place early Monday.

The incident happened in Long Beach when 19-year-old Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz was driving a 2015 Toyota Camry with 23-year-old Frances Rodriguez as her passenger.

At the same time, a 2017 Honda Civic was going north on Pacific Avenue. For an unknown reason, the Honda collided with the Toyota near the intersection with Willard Street.

Police said both cars obtained significant damage upon impact. The KTLA News and The Press Telegram wrote that the accident occurred at about 1:40 a.m.

Collision at Pacific Avenue and Willard Street

Firefighters arrived and then extricated the trapped occupants from the wreckage. They soon pronounced Frances Rodriguez dead at the scene of the Long Beach crash.

Paramedics rushed Catrina Carrillo-Ruiz, of Long Beach, to a hospital where she died. Medical personnel rushed the two occupants of the Honda and listed them in critical but stable conditions.

Officials described them as the driver of the Civic, a 44-year-old Los Angeles woman, and her passenger, a 30-year-old Gardena man.

Meanwhile, police believed that speed played a role in the collision. The Long Beach car crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information can call the police at 562-570-7355, or the Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.


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