Child in Critical Condition After Fiery Collision in Paramount

Two vehicles were involved in a nasty collision and a 7-year-old child was rushed to the hospital in critical condition on Tuesday in Paramount.

The fiery crash was reported at 7:40 p.m. near the intersection of Somerset Boulevard and Texaco Avenue. The driver of a black vehicle involved in the collision was arrested. Officials believe the incident may be speed-related.

Both the girl and her father were taken to nearby hospitals for thier injuries. The condition of the child's father is not clear.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who has information on the incident is asked to contact the Lakewood Sheriff Department at 562-623-3500.

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