9-year-old girl critically injured after car crashes into LAX terminal
LOS ANGELES (KABC) —
A 9-year-old girl is in critical condition and two others were injured after a car crashed into the departures area in Terminal 7 at the Los Angeles International Airport Sunday.
The driver, passenger and a little girl were transported to a nearby hospital. The driver and passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.
At 5 p.m., Los Angeles Airport Police responded to Terminal 7 on reports of a car accident. The car drove into the terminal, crashing into an external supplies room right above the stairwell.
It is unclear what caused the crash.
Car drives into wall at LAX terminal 7 Sunday 5:00 PM #LAX pic.twitter.com/oz8eq1Q17L
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Several lanes were closed at the airport and traffic was redirected temporarily.
The investigation is ongoing and the structural integrity of the wall is being evaluated.
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