LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — One person was killed and another hospitalized in critical condition Thursday after a crash involving a Tesla in Van Nuys.
Firefighters were sent to the 16400 block of West Roscoe Boulevard in Van Nuys at about 7:10 a.m. to help the victims of the crash.READ MORE: As 49er Fans Descend Upon The Southland, Rams Fans Prep For NFC Championship
Los Angeles Fire dispatcher Margaret Stewart said two patients had to be extricated from one of the vehicles. A woman was declared dead at the scene. Her name was withheld pending notification of her family.READ MORE: Firefighters Discover Human Remains After Putting Out RV Fire In Wilmington
The second person was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
Both cars involved in the crash appeared to have significant front-end damage. An unidentifiable white sedan was left in front of a bus shelter with its trunk open. A white Tesla with apparently major hood damage was left in lanes several feet in front of the tent covering the fatal crash scene.MORE NEWS: 'Is He Alive? Is He Alright?' Family Left With Nothing But Questions After Ricky McGhee's Disappearance Weeks Ago
Roscoe and Hayvenhurst were blocked off for the fatal crash investigation.