LA city firefighters at the scene of an SUV crash into an apartment building in the Lake Balboa area Saturday night. The crash occurred at 16208 West
LA city firefighters at the scene of an SUV crash into an apartment building in the Lake Balboa area Saturday night. The crash occurred at 16208 West Vanowen Street. (Gene Blevins / Staff Photographer)

LAKE BALBOA - A vehicle crashed into the side of an apartment building Saturday night in Lake Balboa, injuring four people, a city fire official said.

The crash was reported at 8:46 p.m. at 16208 W. Vanowen St., according to Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Firefighters were shoring up the wall while waiting for building and safety officials to respond to ensure the structure's stability, Scott said.

Three people were treated and released at the scene, and a fourth person was taken to a hospital in fair condition, Scott said.

No extrication was necessary.


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