SANTA CLARITA — Three children were injured Monday when a car drove into a daycare facility north of Los Angeles, authorities said.
Paramedics responded around 4:40 p.m. to the one-story building in Santa Clarita, according to a dispatcher with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
#BREAKING 3 children injured after car crashes into Santa Clarita preschoolhttps://t.co/pNxLKhnxHF
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) February 23, 2021
The dispatcher said three pediatric patients were transported but their ages weren’t immediately known.
Deputy Abraham Bedoyan with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the children were airlifted to a local hospital as a precaution, but no major injuries were reported.
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— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) February 23, 2021
TV helicopter footage showed a smashed front window at La Petite Academy in the Saugus neighborhood about 30 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.
La Petite Academy is a national chain that offers daycare, pre-school and kindergarten. Officials with the company didn’t immediately respond to calls seeking more information.
The Associated Press and City News Service contributed to this story.
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Source:: Los Angeles Daily News
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