Witnesses said a driver purposely and methodically plowed into crowds of people on the Venice Boardwalk Saturday evening killing at least one person.
Two people were seriously hurt, 2 more were critically injured. Firefighters found 12 people in total wounded, taking 10 of them to the hospital where one later died, officials said.
The accident was reported just after 6 p.m. Saturday.
Witnesses told police and reporters the driver seemed to be in control of the vehicle, deliberately trying to hit people, reports KCBS in Los Angeles.
One witness told KCBS: “The driver was out for blood.”
Louisa Hodge, 35, who was out enjoying the day on the Venice Beach boardwalk with a friend visiting from San Diego, said the scene was bloody and gruesome.
“It was blocks and blocks of people just strewn across the sidewalk,” Hodge said.
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