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Injury-Causing Collision on SR118 East near Interstate 5 South Reported in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, CA (June 12, 2024) – An early morning hit-and-run accident on State Route 118 East near the Interstate 5 South Connector in Los Angeles resulted in injuries on Wednesday, June 12. According to the California Highway Patrol, a gray Toyota Prius was involved in the incident, sustaining significant damage, around 9:47 a.m.

The driver of the Prius speculated that a large truck could have been the other vehicle involved in the accident, but it was not confirmed whether the truck remained at the scene or fled post-collision. Emergency services were dispatched to the scene quickly, and the freeway service patrol reported the closure of the incident at 10:40 a.m.

As of now, law enforcement is undertaking a thorough investigation to determine the specifics of the crash. Additional details will be provided as the investigation advances.

Los Angeles City agencies and first responders are reminding drivers to adhere to traffic laws and exercise caution on the roads to prevent similar occurrences. The investigation into the exact cause of the incident is ongoing, and authorities are urging anyone with information about the hit-and-run to come forward to aid in the inquiry.

The affected area experienced traffic delays following the accident, and motorists were advised to seek alternate routes while the scene was being examined and cleared. Information about possible detours and the condition of the injured parties has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Source: Local Accident Reports