A person died Monday in a car crash in Inglewood, and two others were taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The five-vehicle crash occurred about 4:40 p.m. in the 500 block of East Florence Avenue, near Centinela Avenue, according to Supervising Fire Dispatcher Ed Pickett with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Several of the vehicles caught on fire, according to Capt. E.M. Ridens of the Inglewood Police Department.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and at least four others were injured in the crash, including two who are in critical condition, Pickett said.
The intersection is shut down as emergency crews respond to the scene, Pickett said.
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