Pedestrian and Cyclist Accidents

Echo Park crash kills 2 pedestrians, critically injures two others

Echo Park crash kills 2 pedestrians, critically injures two others

Two people were killed and two others critically injured when a car crashed at an intersection in Echo Park on Sunday morning, authorities said.

The crash occurred shortly after 9 a.m. at Sunset Boulevard and Rosemont Avenue, said Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The car sheared a fire hydrant and crashed into a light post, he said. 

Fire officials initially said the vehicle struck two women, killing them instantly. Los Angeles police later said the crash involved a “vehicle versus three pedestrians,” two of whom were declared dead at the scene and one of whom was taken to a hospital in critical condition.  ...

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