LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police Monday investigated a multi-vehicle traffic collision that killed one person and injured four others in the Mid-Wilshire area.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers were sent shortly after 1:00 a.m. to the 4900 block of West San Vicente Boulevard for report of a traffic collisionREAD MORE: Double Jeopardy Claim Leads To Indefinite Hold On Retrial In Michael Avenatti Case
Upon their arrival, authorities learned three vehicles collided into each other near La Brea Avenue.
Paramedics transported four people to a hospital for treatment of moderate to serious injuries sustained in the crash. An update on their conditions was not immediately available.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity is being withheld pending family notification.READ MORE: IATSE Hollywood Workers Inch Closer To Strike, United Auto Workers Walk Out
La Brea Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard remained closed to traffic until just after 6:00 a.m., officials said.
A preliminary investigation revealed one of the vehicles may have ran a red light at the intersection, police said.
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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.