Vallee Marion, 15, suffered traumatic brain injury in a Fountain Valley car accident the afternoon of July 16, 2009, The Orange County Register reports. Vallee was a passenger in a Chevrolet Trailblazer that crashed at the intersection of Magnolia Street and La Stella Avenue, Fountain Valley police officials said. Vallee was ejected from the SUV and sustained severe brain injuries. Her father, Albert Marion, says Vallee has bleeding in her brain and still remains in serious condition in an area hospital.
My heart goes out to the family and friends of Vallee Marion. I hope and pray that she survives this horrible incident and makes a speedy and complete recovery. Please keep the Marion family in your prayers.
According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) four fatalities and 476 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents in Fountain Valley. In Orange County as a whole, 178 fatalities and 14,185 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents in 2007.