Cypress Park  — Six people — including two children — were taken to hospitals for medical treatment early this morning when a truck slammed into two cars in the 1900 block of Cypress Avenue, reports KTLA  and My News LA.

The truck first struck a double-parked car whose driver had been seeking help for a problem and then struck a parked SUV as two children were being placed into the vehicle. The children were taken to a hospital as a precaution, said My News LA.

Update at 3:42 pm: A male pedestrian who was hit by a tire that flew off one of the vehicle is in critical condition this afternoon, said Detective Felix Padilla with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. The female driver of the truck is facing a DUI charge, he said.


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