Los Angeles County fire officials say two people were killed and five people injured in a hit-and-run crash in the city of South Gate.

Authorities say one of the two vehicles hit the other, which slammed into a pole about 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fire officials say two people are dead, three are in critical condition and two have minor injuries.

Police are looking for hit-and-run suspects from the crash, but it wasn't immediately clear who fled and which vehicles the injured were from.

South Gate is about eight miles south of downtown Los Angeles.