(KTLA) — One of Karen Bass’ daughters was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Los Angeles on Thursday, the mayor-elect announced.
“Thankfully, she was not seriously hurt and is home after being cared for at the hospital,” Bass said in a statement. “I am grateful for the first responders and health care professionals who ensured her well-being.”
The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the crash, which occurred at South La Brea Avenue and West Adams Boulevard in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles.
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Bass, who beat real estate developer Rick Caruso in a highly contested race, will be the first woman to be elected mayor of Los Angeles and the second Black person to hold the position.
Bass’ daughter, Emilia Bass-Lechuga, and a son-in-law, Michael Wright, were killed in a 2006 crash. The mayor-elect has four stepchildren.