6 killed, several injured in fiery Windsor Hills gas station crash
LOS ANGELES (KNX) – A fiery, multi-car collision at a gas station in Windsor Hills has left six people dead and multiple injured.
The collision occurred around 1:40 p.m. near the West Slauson Avenue and South La Brea Avenue intersection, California Highway Patrol said. According to City News Service, the Mercedes ran a red light.
One witness told KNX News that a Mercedes going 100 miles per hour caused the collision.
Geovanni Sanchez of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told KTLA that officials are calling it a “multi-casualty incident." It's being reported as many six cars were involved in the collision.
California Highway Patrol said four adults, an infant, and an unborn child were killed.
At least nine people are injured, City News Service reported. Six kids and two adults suffered minor injuries, according to CBS L.A.
One photo shared by Brian Douglas showed one the cars involved in the crash crumbled and charred, smoke rising as a firefighter doused it with water.
Slauson and La Brea avenues will be closed. Drivers are encouraged to use La Cienga.
This is a developing story.