Car Smashes Through Kitchen of Wilmington Apartment

A car speared into the side of a Wilmington apartment on Saturday, causing serious damage but resulting in no injuries, authorities said.

Firefighters work to stabilize an apartment building in Wilmington after it was struck by a car on Jan. 19, 2018. (Credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

Firefighters work to stabilize an apartment building in Wilmington after it was struck by a car on Jan. 19, 2018. (Credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

The crash was reported about 1:10 p.m. at a two-story apartment building in the 1000 block of North Gulf Avenue, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said.

A car had slammed into the first floor of the apartment, piercing through the wall and ending up with its front end sticking into the home’s kitchen.

Firefighters work to stabilize an apartment building in Wilmington after it was struck by a car on Jan. 19, 2018. (Credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

Firefighters work to stabilize an apartment building in Wilmington after it was struck by a car on Jan. 19, 2018. (Credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

An Urban Search and Rescue Team responded to shore up the compromised structure, allowing residents of other units in the affected building to safely remain, officials said. Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety officials were expected to deal with the damaged building.

The cause of the crash was not available.

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