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9 people injured in Lake Balboa crash involving a police car

Nine people were injured in a car crash in Lake Balboa after two cars collided and then struck a police car, authorities said.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Hayvenhurst Avenue and Victory Boulevard around 8 p.m. Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

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Six people were inside one of the cars, an SUV that overturned, said LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera. Two officers were stopped at a red light when the collision occurred.

"It looks like all of them were transported and some had minor injuries, some had more severe injuries," Herrera said.

The officers are in stable condition, she added.

Police are investigating what caused the collision, but so far do not believe alcohol was involved, Herrera said.

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