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Two LAPD officers slightly injured in South L.A. squad car crash

February 22, 2010 |  9:19 am

 Two LAPD officers were slightly injured early Monday when their squad car collided with another vehicle in South L.A., authorities said.

  The officers suffered “minor abrasions” but were taken to a hospital for observation after complaining of pain, said Officer Sara Faden, an LAPD spokeswoman.

The crash occurred about 7:10 a.m. near the corner of Seventh Avenue and Exposition Boulevard, in Leimert Park. Television images indicated the squad car went through a fence and came to rest near a railroad right of way.

Police were investigating the cause of the incident.

-- Patrick J. McDonnell

Photo: A pedestrian snaps a picture of an LAPD car that crashed into a chain link fence near Exposition Boulevard and Seventh Avenue after colliding with another vehicle. Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

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