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6 sought for trying to crush man under SUV

January 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Six suspects accused of trying to kill a man by crushing him under the front axle of a SUV are at large, said police.El Monte police said the suspects range in age from 17 to 20.

The victim, who was not identified, was beaten late Sunday night and left pinned underneath the SUV.

Police said authorities used a nearby resident's 4-ton hydraulic jack to pull the victim from under the SUV, a Chevrolet Blazer.

The man was taken to a local hospital in critical but stable condition. Police said another victim fled the scene.

Police were not able to determine a motive for the attack.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.