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Nine people were injured in Los Angeles after being hit by a truck that veered off the road into an outdoor market.

Six people were taken to the hospital and three others declined care after the truck swerved off the road near MacArthur Park on Saturday morning, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department told Fox News Digital. 

Authorities say that one adult was seriously injured while the others suffered minor injuries.

None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening, according to police.

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Closeup of LAPD vehicle

Closeup of LAPD vehicle
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The driver reportedly said he saw someone point a gun at him which caused him to become distracted and drive off the road into pedestrians but the LAPD has not confirmed that account.

No arrests have been made as a result of the incident and the LAPD says the investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

(Los Angeles Police Central Traffic Division Twitter)

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Video from the scene, posted by independent journalist Vishal P. Singh, shows street market vendors cleaning up the scene moments after the crash.

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The accident occurred around 8:30 a.m. at 647 S. Alvarado St.

View of MacArthur Park Lake in Los Angeles, CA

View of MacArthur Park Lake in Los Angeles, CA
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