Hit and Run (vehicular)

Car crashes into South L.A. bus stop; 1 person killed, others badly injured

Car crashes into South L.A. bus stop; 1 person killed, others badly injured

A hit-and-run driver caused an accident Monday evening that left one person dead and two others critically injured at a bus stop in South Los Angeles, L.A. police said.

The chain-reaction incident occurred near 449 W. 54th Street, in the Vermont Square neighborhood, according to Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The initial crash involved a white Buick sedan that rear-ended an SUV that was about to turn right into a driveway. Instead, the SUV was propelled into the bus stop, striking a couple, each about 70 years old, and their daughter, who is about 50,  according to Officer Mike...

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