8 people injured after car crashes into motel swimming pool in San Pedro

LOS ANGELES —  Eight people were injured after a car crashed into a motel swimming pool in San Pedro on Sunday night, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The accident occurred around 7:24 p.m. at a motel in the 200 block of South Gaffey Street. A driver drove his car into the pool, injuring seven people in the area, authorities said.

The driver was out of his vehicle by the time paramedics arrived on the scene and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, according to the Department.

The victims in the pool area were evaluated at the scene for minor injuries.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of the victims or driver.