SAUGUS (CBSLA) — Three children were transported to the hospital as a precaution Monday after a car crashed into a preschool in Saugus.
The crash was reported around 5 p.m. near the La Petite Academy preschool on Seco Canyon Road, according to SKY2’s Desmond Shaw.READ MORE: Santa Monica-Based Activision Blizzard Sued Over Harassment
Three children – who were in the building at the time – were airlifted to the hospital, but Deputy Abraham Bedoyan with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says the children were only transported as a precaution.
No major injuries were reported.
Car into a pre school in Saugus😰 28000 block of Seco Canyon, looks like an SUV went right thru the outer wall. 3 children have been air lifted to the hospital and one other person with minor injuries. Fire department worries the building may be compromised @CBSLA @Patharveynews pic.twitter.com/xjqsf7EgrjREAD MORE: Police: Man Disguises Himself As Homeless Outreach Advocate To Sell Drugs To Unhoused Population In Venice
— Desmond Shaw (@RoadSageLA) February 23, 2021
Another person, believed to be the driver, was transported with minor injuries.
The sheriff’s department wouldn’t confirm any information yet, but parents believe the driver was parked and thought she was in reverse and then slammed on gas instead, crashing into the preschool.MORE NEWS: Church Youth Group Leader Arrested For Sexual Abuse
Sheriff’s deputies have left the scene and crews were working on patching up a hole in the building.