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July 10, 2014

Three Children Injured in San Diego Toyota 4Runner Rollover Crash

California Highway Patrol officials are seeking witnesses in a Fourth of July crash on the Interstate 15 in San Diego that sent three young girls to the hospital, one with major injuries.

According to an NBC news report, a 32-year-old Escondido man who was driving a 1995 Toyota 4Runner, said he was driving in the freeway's far left lane and traveling at about 65 to 70 mph when he felt the

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June 23, 2014

Woman Killed in Huntington Beach Car Accident

A woman identified as Robanna Nies was fatally injured in a Huntington Beach car accident.

According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Main and Florida streets the morning of June 21, 2014.

When officers and firefighters arrived at the scene, they found Nies

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June 17, 2014

Fountain Valley Car Accident Results in Critical Injuries

Jose Baez, 37, suffered critical injuries in a Fountain Valley car accident after two vehicles collided at a street intersection.

According to a news report in the Huntington Beach Independent, the major injury collision occurred at the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Ward Street the night of June 13, 2014.

Police who responded to the incident found Baez injured and unresponsive in a Honda sedan, which had collided with a Toyota sedan driven by a licensed minor.

The occupants of the Toyota sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the Toyota was eastbound on Edinger and made a left turn on to Ward when it

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June 9, 2014

Motorcyclist Killed in Long Beach Car Accident

Miguel Magana, 21, was killed in a Long Beach car accident after a left-turning vehicle struck and fatally injured him. According to a news report in the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and Harding Street the afternoon of June 1, 2014. Officials say Magana was traveling south on Cherry Avenue approaching Harding on his Yamaha motorcycle when he collided with a Toyota SUV that was attempting to turn left from northbound Cherry Avenue on to Harding Street.

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May 21, 2014

Man Killed in Anaheim Rear-End Collision

Matthew Hughes, 29, of Corona, was killed when his vehicle was rear-ended in Anaheim by a pickup truck on the 91 Freeway during the early morning hours of May 18, 2014. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred on the eastbound side of the freeway just west of Weir Canyon Road. California Highway Patrol officials say Hughes had stopped in the middle of lanes in a black Volkswagen sedan when a 2011 Ford F-150 pickup truck rear-ended the vehicle.

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April 25, 2014

Irvine Car Accident Proves Fatal

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February 28, 2014

Accidents Double as Rain Pummels Southern California

More than 100 traffic accidents were reported just overnight on Wednesday to Thursday morning and more are expected with heavier rain on the way, according to a news report on CBS Los Angeles. Beach communities in Los Angeles and Orange counties were getting ready to handle the flooding and California Highway Patrol officials closed a portion of the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu as a precaution since it is prone to landslides. Officials also warn that

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January 31, 2014

One Killed, Seven Injured in Laguna Beach Car Crash

Erik Ortiz Valencia, 29, of Irvine, was killed and seven others were injured in a Laguna Beach car accident involving four vehicles. According to a report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the afternoon of January 26, 2014 on Pacific Coast Highway at Irvine Cove Drive. Police say the driver of a Honda was headed north on Coast Highway when he was involved in a collision with three other cars. Ortiz was a passenger in the Honda. The driver, a 27-year-old Mission Viejo man, was injured, but is expected to survive. Police suspect alcohol or drugs were involved.

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January 20, 2014

Woman Acquitted after Getting Ticket for Wearing Google Glass while Driving

A San Diego traffic court official dismissed 44-year-old Cecilia Abadie's citation for using her Google Glass device while allegedly speeding on a local freeway. According to a 10News report, Abadie was not actively using the prototype eyeglass-style wearable computer when a California Highway Patrol officer stopped her for allegedly speeding on the 15 Freeway near Aero Drive on October 29, 2013. Her speeding ticket was also dismissed due to lack of evidence.

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December 20, 2013

Pedestrian Fatally Injured in Huntington Beach Crash

Jungil Lee, 82, was killed in a Huntington Beach car accident after a vehicle struck him near a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Garfield Avenue near Persimmon Street the evening of December 18, 2013. Lee was apparently found on the roadway by officials. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe that an Infiniti G35 was traveling west on Garfield when it hit Lee. The driver was interviewed by investigators and released. No arrests or citations were reported.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family members and friends of Jungil Lee for their tragic loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.


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December 2, 2013

Woman Killed in Los Angeles County Hit-and-Run Crash

Aguida Luna, 52, was killed in a hit-and-run collision the morning of November 27, 2013. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Citrus Avenue and Laxford Road in an unincorporated Los Angeles County area near Azusa. California Highway Patrol officials say Luna was on the west side of the street and started crossing Citrus Avenue eastbound when a vehicle heading north on Citrus struck her and did not stop. Luna was airlifted to an area trauma center where she died from her injuries. Officials say the vehicle that struck Luna may have been a Honda. Anyone with information is asked to contact CHP officials at 626-338-1164.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family members and friends of Aguida Luna for their terrible loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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September 24, 2013

Four Killed in Los Angeles County Crash

Four people, identified as 22-year-old Marissa Fritz, 17-year-old Brianna Heyrend, 17-year-old Roland Mohan and 49-year-old Arturo Delatorre, were killed in a Lancaster car crash. According to an Associated Press news report, the fatal crash occurred the evening of September 21, 2013 when a Honda Civic blew a stop sign and broadsided a pickup truck in the Mojave Desert. Both vehicles rolled into a ditch. The teens were in the Honda and were not buckled up, officials said. In addition to the deceased, three others were critically injured and transported to area hospitals. The investigation is ongoing.

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September 16, 2013

Moreno Valley Car Accident Kills Bicyclist - #caraccident

Tracy Gage, 56, was killed in a Moreno Valley car accident after his bicycle was rear-ended by another vehicle. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the fatal bicycle accident occurred the afternoon of September 12, 2013, when Gage was riding north between Krameria Avenue and Northern Dancer Drive. Gage was hit by a blue Toyota Corolla, which was also heading north. Gage suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Toyota was identified as 19-year-old Steven Gomez of Perris. Officials do not believe that alcohol or drugs were a factor. Anyone who saw this accident is asked to contact local police at 951-486-6900. The investigation is ongoing.

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September 12, 2013

Fullerton Car Accident Leaves Four People Injured

A car crash in Fullerton involving two vehicles left four people hospitalized with injuries. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred when one of the cars was westbound on Bastanchury Road the morning of September 11, 2013. That car crashed into another vehicle that was turning left into St. Jude Center west of Morelia Avenue. Three men and one woman from the Honda Prelude and Toyota Corolla were transported to local hospitals for treatment. All injured victims are expected to survive. The investigation is ongoing.

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September 10, 2013

Motorist Pulls Woman Out of Burning Car

A veteran UPS employee is a hero after he pulled out a female passenger from a burning car following a collision in Riverside County. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident occurred the morning of September 6, 2013 on Highway 60 west of Pedley Road in Jurupa Valley. California Highway Patrol officials said a 29-year-old Riverside woman was driving a Lexus east on the 60 when a 44-year-old man driving a Dodge pickup slowed or stopped in the number one lane. The Dodge burst into flames when the Lexus hit it.

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