South L.A. car accident

Map shows the location where nine people were injured when two vehicles collided in South Los Angeles. (Google Maps / August 28, 2013)

A two-vehicle crash in South Los Angeles on Wednesday night left nine people injured.

Five victims were taken to hospitals, including one person in grave condition, and four others were treated at the scene and released, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Thirty firefighters and eight ambulances responded to the accident in 1000 block of East Manchester Avenue.

Los Angeles Police Department investigators were at the scene gathering evidence and trying to piece together what led to the crash.

No other details were immediately available.

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