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On the day before Christmas, a fiery crash
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 25, 1981 reads, "A Los Angeles firefighter attempts to put out a blaze that erupted after three cars collided on the Santa Monica Freeway yesterday afternoon near Cattaraugus. Two people who were involved in the accident were briefly treated at Brotman Memorial Hospital and released, authorities said. However the cars were not as lucky and authorities said two of the automobiles suffered major damage. Two engine companies and one rescue unit were summoned to the West Los Angeles scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Pinto automobile
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Interstate 10
Palms (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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