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A Fire Engine Crashes into a Chinese Restaurant in Monterey Park, Cali.

A motorcycle policeman arrives on the scene in Monterey Park, California on April 16, 2014, where two fire engines - one from the Monterey Park Fire department, another from the Alhambra Fire Department - chasing a fire crashed into each other with one barreling into a business, the Lu Dumpling House, leaving fifteen people injured. Frederic J. Brown—AFP / Getty Images

Fifteen people were injured and nine of them admitted to hospital, where one remains in a critical condition

Two fire engines collided while responding to a house fire Wednesday in Monterey Park, Cali., sending one of the vehicles hurtling into a Chinese restaurant, injuring fifteen people.

One of the victims was left in a critical condition after the accident.

Among the nine people admitted to the Los Angeles County USC Medical Center were five firefighters and a pedestrian whose leg was mangled as he was hurled into the restaurant from the pavement.

The crash is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol’s major accident team.

[Sky News]

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