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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Accident

Pickup smashes into Echo Park building

ECHO PARK — A purple pickup truck slammed into the side of a Sunset Boulevard storefront this afternoon, coming to a stop between the building and a lamppost. It’s not clear why the truck ended up on the sidewalk on Sunset Boulevard and Rosemont Avenue  but ... Read More »

Vehicle flips out on Figueroa

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HIGHLAND PARK — One person suffered superficial wounds to the hands and face from broken glass after a vehicle flipped over  on its side this afternoon in 5500 block of Figueroa Street.  An officer assigned to the case was still at the scene late this afternoon ... Read More »

Echo Park bus vs. tree

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ECHO PARK — A DASH bus crashed into a tree near Echo Park Avenue and Avalon Street early tonight, according to Michael Marquesen, who snapped the photo above. The bus was empty when it hit the tree, and police on the scene said there were no injuries, ... Read More »

Dump truck crashes near El Sereno home

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EL SERENO — That was close. An approximately 5-ton dump truck rolled down a steep El Sereno street  and crashed into a pole and tree before coming to a halt only a few feet away from a  home. LAFD said no one was injured during the ... Read More »

Silver Lake crash leaves two men seriously injured

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SILVER LAKE — Two men loading a wood chipper parked on a Silver Lake street were struck from behind by a car this afternoon, with the impact severing both legs of one man and leaving the other with broken bones, police said. The victims were struck ... Read More »

Car plunges off Elysian Park hillside

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Firefighters responded early this evening to a report of  a car  going over the side of Angels Point Road in Elysian Park  and down a hillside.  They found the car – a green Honda Accord sedan – on a hill above the Police Academy shortly after ... Read More »

Roll over crash in Glassell Park

GLASSELL PARK — A  pick-up truck rolled over and landed on a sidewalk this morning after colliding with a  small car at York Boulevard and Verdugo Road.  No one appeared to be injured and everyone had gotten out of their vehicles by the time photographer Matt ... Read More »

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

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ECHO PARK — We have pictures but not many details about what caused a trio of vehicles to crash early tonight on Sunset Boulevard as Dodger fans were headed to tonight’s game. Jennifer Deines, who snapped post-crash photos, said that it appeared that no one suffered ... Read More »

Car flips over in Eagle Rock collision

EAGLE ROCK –  One person was transported to a hospital after a car flipped over this morning in a collision near Delevan Elementary.  The L.A. Fire Department said the collision victim’s condition was unknown.  The collision was reported shortly after 8 a.m. in the 2800 block ... Read More »

Echo Park pedestrian injured in collision with restaurant delivery car

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ECHO PARK — A woman was being treated for a head injury tonight after police said she ran into the street and was struck by a restaurant delivery car, prompting a three-hour street closure as officers conducted an investigation. Witnesses said the woman had been yelling ... Read More »