Man hospitalized following 3-car crash involving LAPD vehicle in Westlake area

An investigation was underway in Los Angeles' Westlake neighborhood Wednesday after a multi-car crash involving a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car sent at least one person to the hospital.

Officials said the crash happened in the area near Alvarado Street and Beverly Boulevard around 7:30 a.m.

According to authorities, three cars including the LAPD vehicle were involved. 


A man in his 20s was hospitalized; his condition is unknown. 

The condition of the LAPD officers inside the patrol vehicle is also unknown.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.