Six people including an infant, a pregnant woman and her unborn child have been killed in Los Angeles after a car ran a red light and smashed into oncoming traffic.
California Highway Patrol told ABC 7 that a Mercedes coupe ignored the red light and hit multiple vehicles.
The vehicles crashed into a gas station at the intersection at around 1:40pm on Thursday, injuring a further seven.
Three of the vehicles burst into flames following the crash.
The accident happened at the corner of South La Brea Avenue and Slauson Avenue.
Police were called at 1:40pm on Thursday to a car crash in the Windsor Hills area of Los Angeles
Video shared on social media showed the vehicles ablaze.
Photos showed the burnt-out hulls of the vehicles.
Two of the burned cars came to a stop under a fuel station sign.
Another appeared to have rolled onto its roof near the gas station entrance.
‘Those two right there exploded, just fire everywhere,’ a witness told NBC 4.