Five pedestrians – including three children and a grandmother – were injured this morning after being struck by a vehicle near Yorkdale Elementary, according to preliminary reports from the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The 52-year-old grandmother was in critical condition following the collision that took place after 8 a.m. in the 900 block of Avenue 52. Three children suffered minor injuries as did a 32-year-old woman. The driver was not injured.
No further details were available.
* Update: NBC4 reports the 87-year-old driver said he could not hit the brake pedal because his foot got stuck.