May 2009 Archives

May 29, 2009

Huntington Beach Car Accident Injures Five Children

A Huntington Beach car accident involved five young children yesterday morning. The five children were injured after a mother dropping off her child crashed her car into the Childtime Learning Center preschool in Huntington Beach the morning of May 28, 2009. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the woman's red BMW sedan plowed through a classroom wall, pinning one child under the car and against the wall. Five children were taken to the hospital, two with serious personal injuries. The Register reports that the BMW is registered to Andreea Moyes of Huntington Beach. The preschool is located at 9861 Yorktown Avenue, near the intersection of Brookhurst Street.

My heart goes out to the five children who were personally injured in this horrible car accident. Here were a group of innocent preschool children getting ready for their day and they get traumatized by something like this! I hope and pray that the little ones who were injured make a quick and complete recovery from their personal injuries. Please keep them in your prayers. I'm very glad and extremely relieved that the other children were not injured.

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May 28, 2009

Irvine Car Accident Kills Orange County Man

A 41-year-old Anaheim man was killed in a fiery Irvine car accident on the 5 Freeway at Culver Drive in Irvine May 25, 2009, The Orange County Register reports. The man was apparently driving a red Chrysler in the number five lane when the car went off the roadway, hit a sign post before going down a dirt embankment and striking a large pine tree, California Highway Patrol officials said. The car burst into flames engulfing the victim and causing fatal personal injuries. The Orange County Coroner has not yet identified the deceased car accident victim.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of this victim for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. My heart goes out to everybody who knew and loved him. Please keep them in your prayers.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System (http://www.chp.ca.gov/switrs/pdf/2007-sec8.pdf), there were eight fatal car accidents and 842 injury car accidents in Irvine. In Orange County as a whole, 178 fatalities and 14,185 injuries have been reported as a result of car accidents in 2007.

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May 27, 2009

Los Angeles Truck Accident Seriously Injures Man

A man was hospitalized with serious personal injuries after a Los Angeles truck accident the night of May 26, 2009, the Los Angeles Daily News reports. The panorama city truck accident occurred on Osbourne Avenue just east of Woodman Avenue when a man driving a Ford Contour west on Osbourne failed to see the 60- to 80-foot big rig parked diagonally north to south on Osbourne and slammed into the left rear of the trailer. The victim, who has not been identified, was seriously injured, but is expected to survive, Los Angeles Police Department officials said. The driver of the Napa Auto Parts semi was not hurt.

I'm relieved that this car crash victim was not catastrophically injured or killed by the car-truck collision. In such types of incidents there is a good chance things might have turned out a lot worse. I wish him the very best for a quick and complete recovery.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there were 260 fatalities and 27,110 injuries involving car accidents in the city of Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County as a whole, in 2007, 712 deaths and 56,475 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents.

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May 26, 2009

Bakersfield Car Accident Kills Young Man

Jose Hernandez, Jr., 19, was killed in a Bakersfield car accident east of Bakersfield on May 22, 2009 after the Honda Civic he was driving collided head-on with a Toyota minivan on Bear Mountain Boulevard. According to a KGET news report, Hernandez was pronounced dead on the scene. The passenger in the Civic, 18-year-old Cecilia Rivas, was taken to an area hospital with personal injuries. But she has been listed in fair condition. The driver of the minivan, 32-year-old Judith Vasquez, was taken the hospital with major injuries. California Highway Patrol officials say all three injured victims were wearing seat belts.

My heart goes out to the family of the car accident victim for their sudden, tragic and heartbreaking loss. I offer my deepest sympathies to his family and friends. I also wish the very best to Cecilia Rivas and Judith Vasquez for a quick and complete recovery. Please keep them in your prayers.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there were 24 fatalities and 1,126 injuries involving car accidents in Bakersfield. In Kern County as a whole, 142 deaths and 3,615 injuries were reported in 2007 as a result of car accidents.

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May 26, 2009

Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident Caused By DUI

A man was killed in a Los Angeles pedestrian accident after he was struck by a suspected drunk driver early morning on May 24, 2009, CBS News reports. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was walking across Vernon Avenue at Central when he was hit by a minivan driven by 50-year-old Jose Luis Gonzalez Guzman. Guzman was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

My heart goes out to the family of the pedestrian accident victim who apparently died because of this driver's negligence. I offer my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of this victim. Please keep them in your prayers.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there were 94 fatalities and 2,392 personal injuries involving alcohol-related car crashes in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County as a whole, there were 268 deaths and 5,169 personal injuries from alcohol-related traffic accidents in 2007.

It is illegal in the state of California to drive with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher or driving under the influence of controlled substances. California Vehicle Code section 23152 (a) states: "It is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle."

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May 22, 2009

San Bernardino Car Accident Kills Elderly Woman

Lois Mae Rodgers, 81, was killed the afternoon of May 20, 2009 in a San Bernardino car accident after she collided with another car while exiting an off-ramp on the 71 Freeway. According to a news report in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Rodgers was driving her 1991 Pontiac Grand Am south on the freeway when she got off at Chino Hills Parkway. However, Rodgers continued past the end of the off-ramp and hit a westbound 2003 Toyota Highlander on the parkway. Rodgers was taken to an area hospital where she died a few hours after the Chino Hills car accident. It is not known whether the occupants of the Toyota were personally injured.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family of Lois Mae Rodgers for their tragic loss. My heart goes out to all the people who knew and loved this elderly woman and also to the occupants of the Highlander who possibly suffered personal injuries.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 traffic accident statistics, there were three fatal car accidents and 83 injuries involving car accidents in Chino Hills. In San Bernardino County as a whole, 308 deaths and 9,920 injuries were reported in 2007 as a result of car accidents.

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May 21, 2009

Los Angeles Truck Accident Kills Man In Hit-and-Run Accident

A Hanford man was killed in a Los Angeles truck accident on the 5 Freeway in Los Angeles County the morning of May 16, 2009, the Hanford Sentinel reports. California Highway Patrol officials say Robert Herrera was driving north on the 5 Freeway with three passengers in a Dodge Durango truck when he drifted into another lane of traffic and crashed into a semi-truck trailer. Officials say it is not clear why Herrera moved into the other lane without slowing or trying to swerve back before the car collision impact occured. The semi was driving in the fourth lane on the east side of the road when the Durango veered over from the third lane.

The Durango truck crashed into the rear of the trailer and came to a stop near Frazier Mountain Park Road. A passenger in the Durango died after he was pinned in his seat. He has not yet been identified. The driver of the semi truck, however, did not stop at the scene of the car crash and police are still looking for that person. If you have any information, please contact CHP at 661-248-6655.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed in this tragic truck accident. My heart also goes out to all those who were personally injured and I wish them the very best for a quick and complete recovery. Please keep them in your prayers.

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May 20, 2009

Los Angeles SUV Rollover Accident

a Los Angles SUV rollover accident attorneys have noted a recent rollover accident involving a dump truck and SUV. Two women were injured in the SUV rollover case the morning of May 19, 2009 after the sport utility vehicle was struck by an out-of-control dump truck, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports. The San Dimas rollover accident occurred when the dump truck traveling on the transition road between the south 57 Freeway and the east 10 Freeway connector lost control for some reason. The dump truck, which had an additional piece attached swerved to the right, hit a sign and seemed about to jackknife, California Highway Patrol officials said.

But instead, the dump truck overturned and struck a 2004 gray Ford Explorer. The car accident caused the Explorer to roll over several times. Two women were trapped inside the SUV. Both were airlifted to an area hospital with personal injuries. The driver of the dump truck, Daniel Couch, suffered minor injuries.

I'm relieved that no one suffered any catastrophic injuries in this SUV rollover accident. I wish all the injured victims the very best for a quick and complete recovery.

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May 19, 2009

Long Beach Car Accident Kills One

Jovonne Pope, 29, of Long Beach was killed in a four-vehicle Long Beach car accident on May 16, 2009, the Long Beach Press Telegram reports. Another 23-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was thrown from the back seat of an Acura when it slammed into three other cars at the intersection of Alamitos Avenue and Anaheim Street. She as well as a 9-year-old girl suffered critical personal injuries. The unidentified 23-year-old woman suffered major head trauma and a ruptured spleen among other injuries, but she is expected to survive. The woman apparently had brain cancer surgery in January.

Long Beach police are still looking into what caused this fatal car accident. It started with a car collision between a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling south on Alamitos, a 2000 Ford Escort traveling north on Alamitos and a red 1992 Acura Integra traveling east on Anaheim. The impact caused the Acura to smash into a traffic pole and into a fourth vehicle. No one else was injured in this Long Beach car accident.

My heart goes out to the family and friends of Jovonne Pope for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. I offer them my deepest sympathies. I also hope the young woman and the 9-year-old make it through this ordeal. I wish them both the best for a speedy and complete recovery. Please keep them in your prayers.

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May 18, 2009

Orange County Motorcycle Accident

Kelly Reister, 51, of Mission Viejo was killed in an Orange County motorcycle accident after she lost control and crashed the evening of May 17, 2009 on Ortega Highway, The Orange County Register reports. According to CHP officials, Reister was traveling westbound on the Ortega Highway on her 2008 Harley Davidson and was approaching a sweeping left curve on the roadway near San Juan Creek bridge when she failed to negotiate the curve and veered to the right striking a rock. Reister, who officials say was a novice rider, was traveling at 35 mph at the time of the motorcycle accident. She was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on the roadway. She was airlifted to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

My heart goes out to the family and friends of Kelly Reister for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. I offer my deepest condolences to everyone who knew and loved Reister. Please keep them in your prayers.

According to recent motorcycle accident statistics released by the CHP, there were 980 motorcycle accidents in Orange County in 2007, which resulted in 24 deaths. There were 3,472 motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles County and 714 in Riverside during the same year. In Los Angeles County, the number of motorcycle accident fatalities has increased at a significant rate. There were 85 deaths and 2,792 injuries relating to motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles County in 2007. CHP studies show 96 people died in motorcycle collisions in 2008 in Los Angeles County compared to 58 deaths in 2001.

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May 15, 2009

Kern County Car Accident Kills Father and Son

Ismael Munoz, 62, and his son Ismael Navarro Jr., 37, were killed in a Kern County car accident after they were struck by a sport utility vehicle. The car accident occurred while they were changing a tire on their car on the right shoulder of the Highway 99 near Lerdo. According to an ABC News report, Munoz and Navarro were struck May 10, 2009 by a southbound SUV whose driver apparently lost control and veered into the right shoulder of the highway.

Munoz was pronounced dead at the scene whereas Navarro died on the way to an area hospital. A passenger in the SUV accident, driven by Pedro Soto of Los Angeles, was ejected and suffered major personal injuries as well. California Highway Patrol officials said Soto had consumed alcohol earlier in the day, but was not driving under the influence at the time of the car crash.

My heart goes out to the family of Ismael Munoz and Ismael Navarro, who were tragically killed in this highway car crash. I offer my deepest sympathies to everyone who knew and loved them, especially the family that is grieving the loss of its two beloved members. Please keep them in your prayers.

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May 14, 2009

Orange County Bicycle Accident Attorneys: The Rules of the Road

I came across this informative Orange County bicycle accident article in the Whittier Daily News written by Sgt. Dan Lowe of the Whittier Police Department's Traffic Bureau. I think this article is worth sharing because of the important information it contains and for reminding readers that they are not on the road alone. As motorists, we share the road with not only other vehicles, but also pedestrians and bicyclists. In fact more and more people are taking to riding bicycles and motorcycles because of skyrocketing gas prices and the current economic situation. This may be an important factor to future motorcycle and bicycle collision statistics.

This article by Sgt. Lowe addresses the specific legal obligations of bicyclists as well as the legal obligations of motorists. California Vehicle Code section 21200 states: "Every person riding a bicycle upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division."

A bicyclist is no different than the operator of any other vehicle. He or she must obey all the laws that a driver is required to obey while operating a car. What this means is that a bicyclist must ride in the direction of traffic, stop at stop lights and stop signs. Bicyclists may also be arrested for riding their bicycle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (California Vehicle Code section 21200.5).

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May 13, 2009

Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident Kills Woman

A woman was killed in Compton the afternoon of May 11, 2009 in a Los Angeles pedestrian accident, ABC News reports. The woman, who has not yet been identified, was fatally struck when a person driving a Toyota Camry smashed through the front of a liquor store at Central Avenue and Compton Boulevard. Witnesses said the gold Camry was going south on Central. At the time, a black Acura or Honda made a left turn off Central to go west on Compton. The driver of the Camry apparently tried to avoid the other car, lost steering control and crashed into the store. The Camry struck a woman who officials say was either a pedestrian or a customer in the store. Two others were hospitalized with personal injuries.

My heart goes out to the family and friends of the woman who died in this tragic car-pedestrian accident, as well as to the injured victims who are in the hospital. I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. I wish the injured victims the very best for a quick and complete recovery.

As the news report states, this is an unfortunate pedestrian-car accident. However, as personal injury attorneys, we find out that even the most unfortunate, tragic and freakish of accidents could involve negligence or recklessness. In this case, if the eyewitness reports are accurate, there was another car involved -- a Honda or Acura. Apparently that other driver made an unsafe left turn in front of the Camry causing the driver of the Camry to lose control of the vehicle and crash into the liquor store.

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May 12, 2009

San Diego Car Accident Injures Two

A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy and a Los Angeles woman were hospitalized with personal injuries after a San Diego car accident the morning of May 9, 2009. According to a CBS News report, the Valley Center car accident happened on Valley Center Road near State Route 76 as the female driver made a left turn ahead of the sheriff's deputy. The woman's car suffered a severe impact and was pushed back for several feet before it came to rest, California Highway Patrol officials said. Both victims did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

I'm relieved that neither of the victims was seriously hurt as a result of this San Diego car accident. Given the impact of the car crash, this could have been a lot worse. I wish both the injured victims -- the woman and the sheriff's deputy -- the very best for a quick and complete recovery.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 traffic accident statistics, there were 84 fatalities and 6,516 injuries relating to car accidents in San Diego. In San Diego County as a while 268 deaths and 14,641 personal injuries were reported.

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May 11, 2009

Santa Ana Car Accident Kills Woman

Alberta Ricker, a 71-year-old woman was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say was caused by a teenager who was street racing. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a 19-year-old man in a 2005 Dodge Ram was headed west on Edinger Avenue the afternoon of May 7, 2009 and was allegedly racing a white Honda or Acura. Santa Ana police officials said Ricker was driving southbound on Van Ness Avenue in her 2007 Mazda sedan when she entered the intersection of Van Ness and Edinger to make a left turn on to Edinger. The Dodge truck broadsides Ricker's Mazda and she was pronounced dead at the scene of the car crash. The 19-year-old driver was taken to the hospital for observation. An investigation of the car accident is ongoing.

My heart goes out to the family and friends of Alberta Ricker for their tragic loss. I offer my deepest sympathies to everyone who knew and loved the victim of this tragic Orange County car accident. Here was a woman going about her business when she gets suddenly hit and taken away from her loved ones because of a few people's negligence and reckless behavior. Please keep Ricker's family and friends in your prayers.

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May 8, 2009

Seattle Car Accident Causes Woman to Suffer Head Injuries in Hit-and-Run Accident

Sarah Kearney suffered severe head injuries in a Seattle car accident the night of May 5, 2009, according to a KOMO News report. Kearney was driving home on Highway 18 when a truck crashed into her car near Kent Kangley Road. The impact of the truck crash shattered the windshield of Kearney's Ford Mustang, took out the driver-side door causing major head injuries to Kearney. Officials said the truck driver then fled the car accident. Kearney is now recovering at Harborview Medical Center. She is said to be breathing on her own and responding to commands.

My heart goes out to Sarah Kearney and her family. I understand they must be going through a terrible time. I hope and pray that the person who caused this car crash and then fled without taking responsibility, is apprehended and brought to justice. I wish Sarah Kearney the very best. I hope she recovers quickly and completely. Please keep her in your prayers. If you have any information about the suspect vehicle, its driver or this incident, please call Washington State Patrol at 425-401-7719.

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May 7, 2009

Orange County Motorcycle Accident Statistics Released

Orange County is a dangerous place to ride a motorcycle, according to new Orange County motorcycle accident statistics released by the California Highway Patrol. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, there were 980 motorcycle accidents in Orange County in 2007, which resulted in 24 fatalities. By comparison there were 3,472 motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles County and 714 in Riverside County in 2007. According to CHP officials, Southern California has a high incidence of motorcycle crashes because more people like to ride two-wheelers here. And that of course is because of the year-round good weather.

In Los Angeles County, the number of motorcycle accident deaths has increased at a significant rate, CHP statistics show. There were 85 deaths and 2,792 injuries relating to motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles County in 2007. CHP studies show 96 people died in motorcycle collisions in 2008 in Los Angeles County compared to 58 deaths in 2001.

More people have started riding motorcycles over the last five years because of the economy and rising gas prices. It is simply more cost-efficient to ride a motorcycle than maintain a car, truck or sport utility vehicle. About 1.2 million Californians have licenses to drive motorcycles, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. That is 300,000 more riders than in 2001.

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May 6, 2009

Los Angeles Car Accident Injures Nine Children

A woman and nine children were injured in a Los Angeles car versus van accident when the van they were riding in collided with another vehicle. According to KTLA News, the Canoga Park car accident occurred the morning of May 4, 2009 in the 8500 block of De Soto Avenue. The van was being driven by a 37-year-old woman and her passengers were two boys and seven girls ages 7 to 10, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. All the children sustained personal injuries. Officials are investigating what caused the car crash.

I'm extremely relieved that all the children involved in this Los Angeles car-van accident escaped without any serious personal injuries. I wish them all the very best for a quick and complete recovery.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there were 260 fatal car accidents and 27,110 injuries involving car accidents in the city of Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County as a whole, 712 deaths and 56,475 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents.

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May 5, 2009

Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Injures Man

A man was critically injured the evening of May 3, 2009 in a Los Angeles bicycle versus car accident, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported. The rider, whom officials did not identify, was taken to the Los Angeles County USC Medical Center. The bicycle accident victim was apparently heading east on Grand Avenue when he was hit by a car driven by 19-year-old Sal Yglesias of Chino Hills. Yglesias had been driving north on Reservoir Street at the time of the car accident. Pomona Police are investigating the cause of the car crash. If you have information or witnessed this bicycle accident, please call Sgt. Micahel Olivieri at 909-802-7741.

My heart goes out to this bicyclist who suffered critical personal injuries in this Los Angeles car collision. I wish him the very best and hope that he makes a quick and complete recovery.

According to the California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there was one fatality and 47 personal injuries involving , bicycle accidents in Pomona. In Los Angeles County as a whole, there were 27 deaths and 2,902 personal injuries involving bicycle accidents in 2007.

According to the California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there was one fatality and 47 personal injuries involving bicycle accidents in Pomona. In Los Angeles County as a whole, there were 27 deaths and 2,902 personal injuries involving bicycle accidents in 2007.

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May 4, 2009

Los Angeles Car Accident Fatally Injuries One

Cecelia Manjares, 30, was killed in a Los Angeles car accident after a minivan was broadsided by the driver of a Toyota Prius, who officials say, ran a red light causing the car accident at the Fairfax Village intersection. According to KTLA and CBS news reports, the minivan carrying at least four people was traveling east on Beverly Boulevard and crossing Fairfax Avenue the morning of May 2, 2009 when the Prius struck it on its side.

Los Angeles Police officials said Manjares was ejected upon impact from the minivan and died at the scene. Officials are saying that the Prius' driver ran a red "tri-light signal" at the intersection and that speed may have also been a factor. Investigators are also looking into whether alcohol or drugs were involved. The Prius' driver suffered personal injuries, but they were not life threatening. No one else was hurt.

My heart goes out to the family of Cecelia Manjares for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. I offer my deepest sympathies to everyone who knew and loved the victim of this car crash. Please keep them in your prayers

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May 1, 2009

Ventura County Motorcycle Accident

A 55-year-old Simi Valley man was killed in an Oxnard motorcycle accident the morning of April 30, 2006 after his motorcycle collided with a car, the Ventura County Star reports. The driver of the car, 36-year-old Paul Fulton, was about to get off the 101 at the Vineyard Avenue exit when he saw cabbage on the roadway and hit the brakes of his 2000 Mitsubishi Diamante, California Highway Patrol officials said.

The Oxnard car-motorcycle accident happened when Fulton lost control of his car and swerved across traffic lanes and ended up facing the wrong way in the fast lane just as the motorcyclist was approaching. The man could not stop his motorcycle in time and slammed into the Mitsubishi. The impact sent the motorcyclist flying into the center median. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Fulton suffered minor personal injuries.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends who knew the motorcycle accident victim. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved this man. Please keep them in your prayers.

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May 1, 2009

Riverside DUI Car Accident Kills Teenager

Michaela Aurora Zickuhr, 16, was killed in a Riverside County car accident after the pickup in which she was a passenger collided with another vehicle, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports. The head-on truck collision occurred the morning of April 19, 2009. Zickuhr was apparently in a truck heading south on Wood Road when it hit another pickup truck traveling west on Mariposa Avenue.

The driver of the other pickup, Geronimo Rodriguez, 23, of Moreno Valley, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Riverside police officials said. Zickuhr was a rear passenger and officials think she may not have been wearing her seatbelt, but are not sure. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver and another passenger in Zickuhr's vehicle were also hospitalized with personal injuries.

My heart goes out to the family of young Michaela Aurora Zickuhr, who was so suddenly and tragically taken away from all those who knew and loved her. I offer my deepest condolences to them.

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, there were 29 traffic accident deaths and 1,891 injuries involving traffic accidents in Riverside. In Riverside County as a whole, there were 279 deaths and 9,925 personal injuries reported because of car accidents. Also, in Riverside County during 2007, there were reports of 129 deaths and 1,279 injuries because of alcohol-related traffic accidents.

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May 1, 2009

Los Angeles County Car Accident Injured Three

Raquel Christian Leon, 21, and another 15-year-old boy, suffered major personal injuries in a Whittier car accident the night of April 21, 2009, according to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. California Highway Patrol officials said the car accident occurred near Scott Avenue when a Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Leffingwell Road crashed head-on into a Nissan Altima. Officials do not know why the pickup's driver was going the wrong way.

The Nissan's driver, Raquel Christian Leon, and a 15-year-old involved in the car crash were seriously injured. The driver of the pickup, 19-year-old Derik Armstrong, was not injured but his 17-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital with moderate personal injuries. No one has been cited or arrested pending an investigation.

I hope and pray that Raquel Leon and the two teens who were injured in this Whittier car collision, have a quick and complete recovery. I'm relieved that this incident did not result in any fatalities.

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