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Published on March 18, 2024
5 Hospitalized Following Multi-Vehicle Rollover Crash in North Hills, Los AngelesSource: Google Street View

Chaos ensued on the streets of North Hills yesterday after a dramatic four-vehicle collision that ended with an auto rollover. The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to the crash at approximately 07:31 p.m. at 17000 W Lassen St. Officials report that five people were injured and subsequently transported to the hospital.

Details provided by LAFD indicated that the conditions of the patients ranged from serious to fair, with two individuals being categorized with serious injuries and three in fair condition. As of now, the ages, genders, and further details on the conditions of those affected by the accident have not been released. The scene was described as nothing short of harrowing, as emergency services worked to untangle the aftermath.

First responders from Fire Station 87, as well as various other emergency crews including Battalion 15 and Valley Bureau units, swiftly arrived at the scene to provide assistance and transport the injured parties to medical facilities.

While the investigation into the cause of the collision continues, Council District 12, where the incident occurred, is alert for any developments. "Firefighters/Paramedics transported 5 patients total from the scene to the hospital (2 serious, 3 fair)," a statement by Nicholas Prange of the LAFD detailed the scene. Traffic along W Lassen St was heavily affected following the collision, with closures in place to clear debris and ensure a thorough investigation. There has been no update regarding any changes in the status of those hospitalized.

This latest accident adds to the ongoing discussion about road safety and driver awareness across Los Angeles's sprawling network of streets and highways.