Eight people hurt in South L.A. crash involving police, children

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A damaged Los Angeles Police Department SUV remained at the scene of a crash near East 107th Street and South Central Avenue in Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. The crash injured eight people, including two officers and two children. No injuries were considered life-threatening. Matthew Ormseth/Staff
A damaged Los Angeles Police Department SUV remained at the scene of a crash near East 107th Street and South Central Avenue in Los Angeles on Friday. The crash injured eight people, including two officers and two children. No injuries were considered life-threatening. (Matthew Ormseth / Los Angeles Times)

A crash involving a Los Angeles Police Department vehicle left eight people, including two officers, injured Friday night.

The crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. near East 107th Street and South Central Avenue, said Officer Rosario Cervantes, a police spokeswoman.

In addition to the two officers, two children and four adults were hurt, the L.A. Fire Department said.

All injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening, firefighters said.

At the time of the crash, officers were responding to a call with their lights and sirens on, said a watch commander with the LAPD's South Traffic Division.

Authorities didn't provide further details about the crash.

Times staff writer Matthew Ormseth contributed to this report.

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.

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