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Five Pedestrians Stuck by Minivan in Boyle Heights

The minivan apparently attempted to avoid a traffic collision.

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What to Know

  • Paramedics were sent to the 100 block of North Chicago Street at 12:55 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
  • Two women and three men were transported for hospital treatment in unknown condition. Another man was treated at the scene.
  • The motorist reportedly was detained for questioning.

A minivan struck and injured five pedestrians near a bus stop in Boyle Heights Friday.

Paramedics were sent to the 100 block of North Chicago Street at 12:55 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

"A minivan apparently involved in or attempting to avoid a traffic collision came to rest on the northeast corner of Chicago and First streets, striking five persons at or near a transit bus shelter," LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

Two women and three men were transported for hospital treatment in unknown condition, Humphrey said. Another man was treated at the scene.

The motorist reportedly was detained for questioning.

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