2 children die after being hit by sheriff's vehicle at LA intersection
LOS ANGELES: Two California children were killed when they were accidentally struck by a Los Angeles County sheriff's vehicle
Thursday night, CNN reported.
Deputies were responding to a call involving a gunshot victim around 7:30 p.m. and were involved in a three-car collision at a street corner, Los Angeles police Capt.
Alfonso Lopez said.
The sheriff's vehicle struck five pedestrians, including a child pronounced dead at the scene and a second child who died at a local hospital, Lopez said.
Three other people suffered injuries and were hospitalized, police said. The victims have not been identified
The two deputies involved in the crash are hospitalized and are in stable condition.
They are expected to be released soon, Lopez said.
The drivers of the other two vehicles involved in the crash were not injured and are cooperating with police, CNN reported. AGENCIES