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Tesla flies off Calif. freeway, crashes into homeless camp

LAFD firefighters had to extricate three people from the car after it crashed into the camp


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By Summer Lin
Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — A driver veered off the 10 Freeway and crashed into a homeless encampment Wednesday morning, injuring at least five people, according to authorities.

The white Tesla drove off the freeway just east of National Boulevard in Palms around 2:22 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol Officer Moses Marroquin.

The car landed in a homeless encampment, injuring five people, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Three people were extricated from the car and transported in “at least serious condition” to be hospitalized. Two people were transported in fair condition.

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