La Mirada Water Main Crash

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Around 4:58 PM, LASD Norwalk deputies along with the LA County Fire responded to the 11700 Block of Santa Gertrudes Ave in regards to a two car crash. Paramedics arrived to find one elderly male in a sedan with unknown injuries. He was transported to a nearby hospital in unknown condition. The occupants in the Toyota 4 Runner were unhurt. The Toyota struck a water piping structure that possibly serves to the nearby shopping center, sending water shooting from the ground and into the street, causing roadway flooding. Suburban Water Company was requested to shut off the water. Santa Gertrudes Ave remains closed between Lemon Drive and Imperial Hwy.