The woman appears to have been driving southbound on Orange Avenue when she crossed into the northbound lanes and struck two unoccupied parked vehicles along a curb, police said.
Two cars overturned in the area of Wardlow Road and Bellflower Boulevard on Monday around 12:32 p.m., police said.
One of the cars was overturned on the 3200 block of Santa Fe Avenue.
Signs reading “please excuse our appearance while we’re under construction” were posted outside American Vintage Barbershop in Belmont Shore along with others redirecting customers to the back entrance of the shop.
“All that matters is that people get to walk away from it,” an employee at the barbershop said. “You know? It could have been way worse.”
Three of the seven people were left with critical injuries after the crash at Anaheim Street and Ximeno Avenue, police said.
Officers were dispatched to the scene at 10:42 a.m., where they found the woman in the parking stall, lying underneath a pile of blankets, according to police
A car crashed into the facade and parklet of Lord Windsor coffee shop on the corner of Third Street and Cerritos Avenue Monday afternoon, breaking the front window and damaging the shop’s parklet, according to eyewitness accounts on social media.
As a precaution, the drivers of both vehicles were transported to a local hospital for evaluation, police said.
During the heavy rain, a car crashed into the front wall of the Taco Surf restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway. Police are now looking for the driver.