Boyle Heights — Six persons at a bus stop were injured after they were struck by a minivan that drove off the road in an apparent attempt to avoid a traffic collision this afternoon, said the L.A. Fire Department.
The victims — ages 20 to 61 — who were standing at or near a transit shelter were taken to area hospitals in unknown condition. One person declined medical attention, said the LAFD.
The crash took place shortly before 2 pm at the northeast corner of Chicago and 1st streets, said LAFD.
CBS 2 said some of the victims may have been trapped under the vehicle.
#BoyleHeights – The @LAFD responded at 12:55 PM today to the northeast corner of Chicago and 1st Streets where six persons were injured when a minivan left the roadway striking a transit bus shelter. @KTLA News @MarkKonoSky5 was first over the scene… pic.twitter.com/naW02ypIhl
— LAFD Talk (@LAFDtalk) February 22, 2019
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