Hydrant Sheared after Car Collision Near 23rd Street

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 25, 2024) – Saturday evening, a two-vehicle crash on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles left one person hurt.

Police received reports of the collision around 7:20 p.m. at the 2300 block of South La Brea Avenue near West 23rd Street.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash remain unclear. Police said two cars crashed into each other and knocked over power poles and street lights.

The impact of the crash also caused one of the vehicles to shear a fire hydrant. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, one of the people involved sustained unspecified injuries.

In the end, Los Angeles Officials closed La Brea Avenue between 21st Street and the 10 Freeway as crews cleared the scene.

One small driving mistake can lead to a car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.


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