LA County patrol car collision kills 2 children

2017-11-18 13:14


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Los Angeles - The Los Angeles police have released more information about the investigation of a fatal traffic collision involving a County Sheriff's Department vehicle and another car.

A statement on Friday said that the sheriff's patrol car was responding to an emergency call when it collided with a car in Boyle Heights.

The force of the collision caused the patrol vehicle to hit two little boys and their mother on a sidewalk. The second car struck a third vehicle, causing injuries to two adult pedestrians crossing the street.

One of the boys died at the scene and the other at a hospital. They were only identified as ages 7 and 9. Their mother was critically injured.

Police say that out of seven people taken to hospital, five had relatively minor injuries, including two sheriff's deputies.

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