HAWTHORNE, Calif. (FOX 11 / CNS) - 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.