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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Police in the cities of Orange and San Clemente are asking for the public's help in identifying hit-and-run drivers in two separate incidents.
The first one occurred the night of March 15, 2014 at Prospect Street and Craig Avenue in Orange when a woman was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.
That vehicle is described as a white 2000 or 2002 Acura, Toyota or similar four-door sedan.
The vehicle may also be
A Huntington Beach family is asking for the public's help to find the hit-and-run driver who seriously injured 17-year-old Stephen Cureton.
According to a news report in the Huntington Beach Independent, Cureton was riding his skateboard at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Yorktown Avenue the night of February 10, 2014 when a black sports car, possibly a Chevrolet Corvette, struck him. Cureton is in stable condition and is expected to survive.
His family is offering a $500 reward to anyone who can help identify the driver of the vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact Huntington Beach police at 714-960-8811.
Qingrong Chai, 69, was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Rosemead just before she was about to celebrate her 70th birthday. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred the evening of December 29, 2013 at the intersection of Greendale and Marshall avenues. A vehicle struck Chai, knocking her off her feet into opposing lanes of traffic.
One person was injured in a San Bernardino hit-and-run collision the morning of December 12, 2013. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the injury crash occurred on the northbound Interstate 15, north of Kenwood Avenue. California Highway Patrol officials say a Hyundai Elantra swerved into an adjoining lane of northbound traffic and was struck in the rear by a northbound Toyota Tacoma. The driver of the Tacoma complained of chest and back pain.
However, the driver of the Elantra, who apparently caused the crash, took off. He was spotted leaving the scene of the crash by an investigator with the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office. The investigator stopped the vehicle. CHP officers, who investigated, later determined that the driver of the Elantra was under the influence of a controlled substance. The female driver, Shelley Valadez, 57, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and driving under the influence.