Pursuit ends in multi-car crash, 5 adults and 4 children injured

- A multi-vehicle crash involving a police chase in the Hawthorne area today left nine people injured, including four children, authorities said.

Paramedics were sent to Prairie and Marine avenues, near Lawndale, about 10:55 a.m., said county fire Inspector Randall Wright.

Five adults and four children were taken to various hospitals, Wright said. Two people were trapped in the wreckage for a time.

The chase reportedly started in Gardena and involved Manhattan Beach police, according to broadcast reports.

It was unclear if anyone had been taken into custody.

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