Several people were struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning after the driver crashed through a homeless encampment in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles.
Emergency crews responded to the 11500 block of W. San Vicente Boulevard at about 12:30 a.m. after a single vehicle drove through the encampment, according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
A multi-casualty incident was declared as LAFD crews searched tents for additional injured victims, Prange said.
After an extensive search, a total of three people suffered minor injuries and declined to be taken to the hospital, Prange added.
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Special fire equipment had to be used to get the vehicle out of its off-road resting place, according to LAFD.
No further details were immediately known. It was not clear why the vehicle drove through the encampment.