Car Catches Fire After Driver Slams Into Guardrail, Pedestrian in Westlake

A car caught fire after a driver slammed into a guardrail and pedestrian in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles early Thursday morning, sending both people to the hospital.

A car was set ablaze after a crash in Westlake on Aug. 21, 2014. (Credit: OnScene)

A car was set ablaze after a crash in Westlake on Aug. 21, 2014. (Credit: OnScene)

The vehicle was traveling east on Wilshire Boulevard near South Park View Street (map) when the 12:17 a.m. crash occurred, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Strehl said.

Investigators were questioning the driver about the cause of the crash.

The conditions of the driver and pedestrian were not immediately known.


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