Minor injuries reported after vehicle drives through homeless encampment in Brentwood area

Three people experiencing homelessness suffered minor injuries after a car plowed through a homeless encampment in Brentwood early Thursday morning, officials said. 

Firefighters responded to what was initially called a "multi-casualty" crash in the 15000 block of West San Vicente Boulevard just after 12:30 a.m. 

The LAFD said several people were hit by the vehicle. However, those who were hit all declined treatment. 

Rescue crews used special equipment to remove the vehicle from the area.

The name of the suspect was not released. 

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