KOREATOWN (CBSLA) –Two men, a woman and a 3-year-old boy suffered significant injuries in a violent two-vehicle collision in Koreatown Christmas morning.
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The crash occurred at 9:05 a.m. in the 3900 block of Wilshire Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A traffic signal was damaged in the wreck.
Initial reports were that some of the patients were trapped and had to be extricated from their vehicles.READ MORE: Thousands In La Verne Remain Without Power Following Powerful Wind Storm
A 3-year-old boy, a 30-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman and a 35-year-old woman were rushed to local hospitals. The 30-year-old man was in critical condition and the other three, including the boy, were in serious condition, the fire department said.
A fifth patient, a 45-year-old man, was evaluated at the scene and declined to be transported to a hospital.MORE NEWS: LA County Sees Drop In COVID-19 Hospitalizations, But Transmission Rate Remains High
The circumstances of the crash were not immediately disclosed. LAPD and the L.A. Department of Transportation were also on scene.