Six people were injured when a Porsche Cayenne crashed at a street festival in South Los Angeles, police said.

South Los Angeles (KABC) — At least six people were injured when a driver crashed into a street festival in South Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The incident was reported in the 3000 block of South Trinity Street near Martin Luther King Boulevard around 8 p.m.

According to police, officers attempted to pull over the driver of a white Porsche Cayenne, but he refused to stop. Just then, he plowed over the cement railing and drove into the carnival structure down the street.

The driver, who has not yet been identified, hit at least six people, all of whom were between the ages of 30 and 50, police said.

“It was kind of sad because he hit two of my guards,” said one witness. “He actually gave one of the guards a concussion and broke his leg, that shouldn’t have happened, man.”

Video obtained by Eyewitness News showed several people running to safety. All six patients were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police said the suspect’s vehicle was spotted a few blocks away and a person of interest was taken into custody.

“It looks like he was trying to get out of the fair, but because of the barriers, he couldn’t get out of the fair, so he continued west on MLK and continued through the crowd, which we estimate to be anywhere from a thousand to 2,000 people,” said Sgt. Robert Leary with the LAPD.

Given how busy the street fair was, Leary said, the outcome could have been worse.

“It’s really a blessing that no one was seriously hurt,” he said. “I think they heard the car, I don’t know if he was honking, obviously people were shouting. It was really busy, so people saw this car coming and luckily I think they got out in time.”

It is unclear whether the driver of the Cayenne was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The incident remains under investigation.

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