2 bicyclists hurt in South LA after car runs red light

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A driver ran a red light and slammed into two men riding the same bicycle in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood of Los Angeles early Saturday, police said.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Hoover Street and Slauson Avenue around 1:20 a.m.

The bike riders were thrown 100 feet from the point of impact.

Investigators say the 24-year-old rider and his 22-year-old passenger were hospitalized with broken limbs, internal and head injuries. Both are expected to survive.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. No charges have been filed.

CNS contributed to this report.

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