Two ejected and one killed when SUV hits parked tow truck in Norwalk


NORWALK (CNS) – One person was killed and three others were injured when an SUV plowed into a parked tow truck and rolled over this afternoon in  Norwalk.

Two of the victims were ejected in the crash, which was reported about 2:15 p.m. on Rosecrans Avenue near Funston Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

One patient was pronounced dead at the scene and another was critically injured, according to a fire department dispatcher.

Two other people were also transported for hospital treatment, one with severe injuries. The other patient was described as “walking wounded,” according to the sheriff’s department.

The SUV was eastbound on Rosecrans Avenue when it smashed into the parked tow truck, according to Deputy Michelle Sanchez of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.


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