Morning Pedestrian Accident on Yukon Avenue in El Camino Village
EL CAMINO VILLAGE, CA (January 9, 2019) – A pedestrian was pinned after a traffic accident Wednesday morning in El Camino Village, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The incident happened around 7:41 a.m. at the intersection of Yukon Avenue and Marine Avenue.
According to the CHP, the pedestrian was reportedly pinned underneath an unknown vehicle. The extent of injuries sustained and the condition of the victim were not immediately available.
Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office, fire crews, and CHP officials responded to the scene and worked on the rescue operation.
Details are sparse on who was involved and what exactly transpired. The incident remains under investigation.
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