2 Killed and 7 Injured in Boyle Heights Car Crash at Indiana St. and Whittier Blvd
Boyle Heights, California (November 18, 2017) – Jose Luis Hernandez, 7, and his brother Marco Antonio Hernandez, 9, were killed after being hit by a police cruiser in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, on Thursday, November 16.
According to a local news source, the accident occurred at about 7:25 p.m. in the area of Indiana Street and Whittier Boulevard.
As per the article, the police were responding to a call when their vehicle collided with two other vehicles at the intersection.
The impact of the collision sent the cruiser off the roadway where it struck the two boys who were walking on the sidewalk accompanied by their mother.
One of the boys succumbed to injuries at the scene while another was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
The boys’ mother sustained serious injuries and was hospitalized.
Two deputies and an occupant of one of the vehicles were injured in the collision.
One of the involved vehicles reportedly struck a fourth vehicle before it struck two pedestrians who were in a crosswalk.
As per the article, a total of seven people were injured in the collision and were hospitalized.
An investigation to determine the cause of the collision is ongoing.
We offer our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of Jose Luis Hernandez and Marco Antonio Hernandez. We wish them peace and comfort during this period of grief.
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