2 killed in multi-car crash on 605 Freeway in Cerritos

Two people were killed and two others were injured Saturday in a multi-vehicle crash on the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Cerritos.

The crash occurred just after 1:10 a.m. on the northbound freeway at the Artesia (91) Freeway, said California Highway Patrol Officer Peter Nicholson.

Paramedics rushed at least two people to an area hospital, according to a county fire department dispatcher. Their conditions were not known.

A SigAlert issued at 1:53 a.m., closing the 605 in both directions and diverting traffic to the eastbound and westbound lanes of the 91, was canceled at 9:31 a.m., Nicholson said.

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