Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters. Photo by John Schreiber.
Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters. Photo by John Schreiber.

A 55-year-old woman was undergoing surgery early Saturday morning after she was struck by a car in Ladera Heights, police said.

The woman was crossing South La Brea Avenue against a red light when she was struck by the vehicle, travelling westbound on Stocker Street, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Brent McGuyre said.

The accident occurred at 11:40 p.m. Friday, and the driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene to render assistance, McGuyre said.

McGuyre said the victim’s condition was described as critical when she was hospitalized.

—City News Service

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