VAN NUYS (CBSLA) — Several people were hospitalized in a suspected DUI crash in Van Nuys.
A car and an SUV were involved in a head-on crash on Victory Boulevard at Kester Avenue just before 5 a.m. Wednesday. At least three people have been taken to hospitals with major injuries.READ MORE: Britney Spears Begins Process To End 13-Year Conservatorship
One of the people taken to the hospital was the driver of a white SUV. Police say she will be treated for her injuries, then arrested on suspicion of DUI.READ MORE: Eleven-Year-Old Boy With Rare Cancer Is Youngest Patient To Receive Gene Targeted Cancer Therapy
The gray car’s engine compartment was smashed in and left in the middle of Victory Boulevard, surrounded by a large debris field. The white SUV, which apparently ricocheted onto the sidewalk in front of an apartment building, its engine compartment also smashed in.MORE NEWS: Evacuations Lifted As Crews Get Handle On University Fire In San Bernardino
Crews worked to clear the scene and reopen the roadway before the morning rush hour.