A debris field covered North La Brea Avenue in the wee hours of the morning of July 4, with at least four people taken to the hospital and multiple vehicles destroyed or damaged. The stolen Tesla Model S involved in the pursuit smashed into a synagogue and split in two and caught fire, as well.
The driver of the stolen Model S was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being ejected from the car. Five occupants in one of the vehicles struck by the Model S were injured, leaving two in serious condition and one in critical condition.
Stolen Tesla Model S splits in half, catches fire after massive crash in LA area
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A request for information was made to Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], but due to the developing nature of the incident, the company declined comment at this time.