A two-vehicle crash in the Florence area of South Los Angeles sent six people to the hospital Friday night, including two children and a teenager, authorities said.

The crash was reported about 7:30 p.m. in the 200 block of East Manchester Avenue, near San Pedro Street, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A 21-year-old woman was taken to a hospital in serious condition, Stewart said. A 9-year-old girl, 12-year-old boy, 15-year-old boy, 29-year-old woman and 50-year-old woman were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A seventh patient, a 19-year-old man, declined to be taken to a hospital, according to Stewart.

The circumstances of the crash were not immediately available.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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