At least five people were killed and seven were injured in a fiery multi-vehicle crash at a gas station on South La Brea and Slauson avenues Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The crash was reported about 1:40 p.m.
Video obtained by KTLA shows the moment of impact as the driver of a dark-colored Mercedes sped through a red light, without braking, and struck two vehicles in the intersection.
The vehicles then careened into a gas station in a ball of fire.
California Highway Patrol officials initially said six people were killed in the crash, but later updated the figure to five.
Among the fatalities, a pregnant woman and her infant.
Three vehicles were obliterated in the collision. At least two other were damaged.
The cause of the crash was under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
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