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At Least 4 Hurt After SUV Plows Into Rite Aid Downtown

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Friday said at least four people were injured when a sport utility vehicle plowed into a Rite Aid Pharmacy in downtown Los Angeles.

The accident on Broadway and Fifth streets prompted up to four transports to local hospitals.

Police say the driver made a wrong turn and apparently struck two vehicles and several pedestrians before crashing into the store.

At least one of the four was said to be “extremely critical,” according to SKY9’s Stu Mundel.

“When this crash happened, a LAPD officer either witnessed it or was a first responder and he was extremely frantic calling for help and trying to help the victims that were on or involved in this,” Mundel said.

The condition of the three others was not immediately known. They were being treated and transported.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

No further information was immediately available.

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