4 in Critical Condition After Car Slams Into Woodland Hills Target, Bursts Into Flames

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Firefighters responded to a fiery crash in Woodland Hills on April 3, 2016. (Credit: RMG News)

Four people were critically injured when a car hit the wall of a Target store in Woodland Hills and caught fire early Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The fiery crash occurred around 1:40 a.m. off of the eastbound 101 Freeway near De Soto Avenue, CHP’s incident log stated.

Witnesses reported that the vehicle lost control and crashed head on into the Target, according to the log. The car then burst into flames.

It was unclear whether the vehicle penetrated the building, said CHP Officer Patrick Kimball.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to the scene and extinguished the flames.

Four people were taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to Kimball.

It was not known what caused the crash. No further information was released.

KTLA’s Geoff Peters contributed to this story.