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March 25, 2015

Woman Critically Injured In San Pedro Hit-and-Run Crash

A 43-year-old mother suffered life-threatening injuries when a motorist suspected of driving under the influence of drugs ran a red light outside a San Pedro school and caused a vehicle to strike her.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of March 23, 2015.

Officials say the woman had just

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March 9, 2015

Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash Causes Critical Injuries

Police are asking for the public's help for information about a Los Angeles pedestrian accident that left a 65-year-old woman critically injured.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred the morning of March 1, 2015 at the intersection of Pasadena Avenue and Avenue 21.

Officials say the collision occurred when the driver of an older model, darker gray BMW swerved between traffic lanes and

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March 4, 2015

Hunt In Santa Ana For Hit-and-Run Driver

Police in Santa Ana are looking for a hit-and-run driver who they say struck a man crossing the road the morning of February 28, 2015.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury crash occurred in the 700 block of Fairview Avenue.

The pedestrian was crossing the street when the vehicle struck him.

He was found

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February 27, 2015

Police Seek Information In Victorville Hit-and-Run Accident

Officials announced this week that they are seeking two vehicles, a small black Infiniti SUV and a red, white and blue motorcycle, as "vehicles of interest" in connection with the hit-and-run death of 39-year-old Mandy Joy Sky.

According to a news report in the Victorville Daily Press, Sky was found unresponsive around midnight February 18, 2015 in the 15000 block of Seventh Street south of Tatum Road.

When police arrived, they determined that the victim had been

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December 30, 2014

Hit-and-Run Driver Turns Himself In After Placentia Car Accident

A driver turned himself in the afternoon of December 22, 2014 in connection with a hit-and-run accident that injured an elderly man earlier that day.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred when the 82-year-old man was crossing the roadway near

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November 6, 2014

Mother Of Eight Killed In Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash

Daniella Palacios, 45, was killed in a bicycle accident in Anaheim, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver.

According to a KTLA news report the fatal accident occurred November 2, 2014 near the intersection of North Magnolia Street and La Palma Avenue.

Palacios was struck by a white pickup truck and transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver did not stop after the crash and is said to have fled north on Magnolia.

Police have released

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September 12, 2014

Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Crash

A woman has died several days after she was severely injured in a Santa Ana hit-and-run accident.

According to a news report in The Orange County Register, 56-year-old Martha Rodriguez died from injuries suffered in a car accident, which occurred at the intersection of North Broadway and West Santa Ana Boulevard the night of September 1, 2014.

Rodriguez was a passenger in a Nissan Xterra driven by her husband.

Another driver clipped

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August 22, 2014

Fullerton Hit & Run Crash Proves Fatal

Marc Borgfield, 49, was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Fullerton the night of August 18, 2014.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal hit-and-run crash occurred in the 2600 block of West Orangethorpe Avenue.

Borgfield was in a wheelchair when a light-colored SUV or a pickup with a camper shell

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August 18, 2014

Man Killed In San Bernardino Hit-and-Run Crash

William Earl Swisher III, 62, of Victorville was killed in a San Bernardino car accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver.

According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident was reported the night of August 14, 2104 along Cajon Boulevard north of Western Avenue southwest of the freeway interchange between interstates 215 and 210.

The man, who was in a wheelchair, died at the scene. The driver fled the scene.

The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a

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August 1, 2014

North Hollywood Hit-and-Run Crash May Have Involved Street Racing

Milton Marquez, 17, was killed in a North Hollywood pedestrian accident, which officials say, may have involved two vehicles that were racing each other.

According to a City News Service report, the fatal hit-and-run crash occurred in the 7000 block of Whitsett Avenue the night of July 30, 2014.

A northbound vehicle, possibly a Cadillac Escalade SUV, struck Marquez and his brother.

Marquez

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July 25, 2014

Elderly Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in San Bernardino

John Preciado, who was reported missing from an assisted-living facility in Mentone, was killed in a hit-and-run accident near West Rialto Avenue and G Street in San Bernardino the night of July 18, 2014.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred when Preciado was crossing the street.

A Toyota Corolla struck him. Preciado was

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July 18, 2014

Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash Causes Major Injuries

A driver who caused a hit-and-run car accident leaving two people with serious injuries fled the scene on foot, according to a City News Service report.

California Highway Patrol officials say the crash occurred on the northbound 101 Freeway just east of the 405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks late on July 13, 2014.

The vehicle blamed for the wreck was a black 2003 BMW.

Officials say the BMW

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July 14, 2014

Man Injured In Costa Mesa DUI Hit-and-Run

A man was hospitalized with serious injuries after a Costa Mesa car accident, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver.

According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred early morning on July 13, 2014 outside the Commissary Lounge at 2968 Randolph Avenue.

Officials say the driver was asked to leave by staff at the bar after showing signs of intoxication.

After leaving the bar, the man got into his car, drove away and

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July 7, 2014

Hit-and-Run Crash In Palm Springs Proves Fatal

A person is dead in Palm Springs after being struck and killed in a car accident, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver who fled the scene.

According to a CBS news report, the suspect has been identified as David Buckley Doyle, 55.

Police say he was driving south in his 2004 GMC pickup truck on North Indian Canyon Drive the morning of July 4, 2014 when

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April 21, 2014

Police Investigating Hit-and-Run Crash in Hawthorne

Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Hawthorne that left one man dead and another critically injured the night of April 13, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, police say a car full of good Samaritans pulled over to help a driver who crashed into a parked car in the 12100 block of Prairie Avenue.

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