Three people were injured and sent to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash in Alhambra on Thursday morning, March 02, 2023.
According to Alhambra Fire and Police who responded, the crash occurred early morning at about 3:00 a.m. at the intersection of Concord and South Fremont avenues.
The exact circumstances leading to the crash are unclear at this point, but the unspecified vehicle reportedly collided with the side of a PetSmart building and came to rest on the side of the road, totally destroyed.
The impact ejected one occupant into the roadway, while two others were trapped and had to be extricated by the responding officers. All three people were sent to the hospital in uncertain conditions.
No further information was immediately available as the investigation into the crash continued.
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