Short chase ends in crash in Hollywood; family of 3 injured

A car was crushed after a pursuit crash that left five injured, including a family of three, in Hollywood late Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.

Five people, including a family of three, were injured after a short chase ended in a two-car crash in Hollywood Saturday night.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. at the 6600 block of Franklin Avenue, near Cherokee Avenue, where a mother had to be extricated from her vehicle.

Authorities from the Los Angeles Police Department Hollywood Division said the pursuit lasted fewer than 30 seconds before one of the vehicles with two males and a second vehicle, with a couple and their child inside, collided.

All five patients were transported to local hospitals with moderate injuries.

Los Angeles County fire officials said 50 firefighters responded to the incident alongside LAPD.
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