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Family members struck by a vehicle Friday as they crossed the street near an elementary school were hospitalized with serious injuries. Two of the five victims are in critical condition. The driver, an 87-year-old man, said his foot got stuck and he couldn’t brake.

 

From Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch:

 

The collision left a 52-year-old grandmother and a 10-year-old girl in critical condition, LAFD Battalion Chief Steve Ruda said. A 32-year-old woman who is the daughter of the 52-year-old woman and her two sons, ages 7 and 9, were listed in serious condition, Ruda said. The 10-year-old girl was a cousin, he said. All three children were believed to be Yorkdale students. 

 

Read the rest of the story, including how the driver reacted, on Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch.

 

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