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A homeless man was hit by a car this afternoon on Fairfax Ave near Willoughby, closing down the major street just leading into the evening rush hour.

Both the man and his shopping cart were struck by a Mercedes at the intersection, toppling the cart and sending bottles and cans onto the street with many breaking.

Scene of accident involving a vehicle that hit a homeless man and his cart. (photo: Anna Stimson for Weho Daily)

The man was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies handled the initial response to the incident but were relieved by Los Angeles Police Department officers as the incident was determined to have occurred in the City of Los Angeles.

No further details were immediately available.

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