Vehicle Slams Into Convalescent Home Trapping Driver, Resident

PALMS (CBSLA.com) — A driver and patient were trapped Sunday evening after a car crashed into a convalescent home in Palms.

The accident occurred in the 3500 block of Overland Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

LAFD personnel got a call about 10:30 p.m. saying a car had backed up into the building and through a bedroom, according to Kevin Takumi in Sky2.

Officials said the car landed over a bed, trapping an elderly female patient.

Authorities also said the Jaws of Life were needed to free the driver.

Both people were transported to a local hospital as a precaution. No injuries were reported.

Police said the accident was due to slick roads. No arrests were made.

Comments

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It
Follow Us On Twitter

Listen Live