Tiffany Chiali Yi Ching, 49, was killed when her car crashed into a disabled big rig on the 60 Freeway in South El Monte. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the incident occurred the afternoon of July 20, along the westbound 60 Freeway just east of Santa Anita Avenue. California Highway Patrol officials say Ching was at the wheel of a 2018 BMW heading west on the 60 Freeway at an unknown speed just before the crash. Ahead of her was a tractor-trailer stopped along the right shoulder of the freeway near the Santa Anita Avenue off-ramp due to a mechanical breakdown. Continue reading →
Two children, ages 1 and 8, were killed in a rollover accident and three others sustained major injuries. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred on the northbound side of the 14 Freeway near Acton near the Red Rover Mine Road off-ramp the morning of July 20, 2017. California Highway Patrol officials said the vehicle veered to the right before hitting an embankment and overturning.
Five people were injured including three young children who were all in critical condition immediately after the crash. A 1-year-old and 8-year old died from their injuries. Three others suffered major injuries. The crash victims included a 37-year-old woman, a 16-year-old, a 1-year-old and 8-year-old boy and girl twins. All of the children had to be airlifted for treatment to nearby hospitals. There is no word yet on a possible cause for the crash. Continue reading →
Five teenagers were injured in a Santa Ana car accident involving pedestrians, which officials say, was caused by an unlicensed, underage driver operating under the influence. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the young driver was speeding along the 1600 block of South Greenville Street the morning of July 13, 2017 when he lost control of the silver Honda Accord, veered onto the sidewalk and plowed into two teen pedestrians. The car then slammed into a pole.
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Jahrick Williams, 27, of Lancaster was killed in a watercraft accident at Silverwood Lake after the personal watercraft he was riding collided with a boat. According to a news report on Victorville News’s website, the incident occurred the morning of July 8, 2017. San Bernardino County Coroner’s officials said lifeguards patrolling the water saw the collision and called paramedics. Williams was transported to the marina where he was pronounced dead. The California State Parks Police is investigating the collision.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family members of Jahrick Williams. We offer our deepest condolences to them.
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Eliseo Quiroz, 71, was killed in a Garden Grove bicycle accident after a car struck him the afternoon of July 3. The Orange County Register reports that the incident occurred in the 12700 block of Buaro Street. When officers arrived at the scene, Quiroz was trapped under a Hyundai Accent that had struck him. Officers and residents helped lift the vehicle and pull Quiroz out from underneath the car, which had crashed into two other parked vehicles.
Authorities began life-saving measures. Quiroz was transported to an area trauma center where he Continue reading →
Two children, ages 2 and 4, were injured in separate swimming pool accidents the afternoon of July 1, 2017, Orange County fire officials said. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a 2-year-old boy fell into a backyard spa in a San Juan Capistrano home during a family party. Another child noticed the boy fall in. He was pulled from the water and given CPR. Officials said the boy was alert and crying when he was transported to a local hospital.
The second near drowning happened in Yorba Linda when a 4-year-old boy was found by his uncle who performed CPR. Officials said he was breathing when he was taken to the hospital. The extent of injuries suffered by children Continue reading →
Jiuan Aylward, 81, was killed in an Orange pedestrian accident after she was run over by a vehicle while crossing the street early morning on June 23, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred when Aylward was crossing the street at the intersection of North Canal Street and East Vista Del Playa Avenue, and was hit by a Continue reading →
A horrific car accident in Yorba Linda fatally injured 38-year-old Donald Wall and his fiancé 40-year-old Danielle Velazquez. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal incident occurred when the pickup truck the couple was traveling in went out of control, flew over a fenced dirt lot and crashed into a home. Three of six people in the home sustained injuries, but none were serious.
Wall’s family is saying that he was never a reckless driver and that it was very uncharacteristic of him to blow though a stop sign. The crash occurred barely a couple of block away from his home and he was quite familiar with the streets. There is also the question of whether there was a mechanical malfunction in the pickup truck that caused Wall to lose control. An investigation is ongoing. Continue reading →
A woman was killed in a three-car car accident in Tustin after her vehicle hit a truck and spun out onto oncoming traffic before hitting another car. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night of May 23, 2017. Police say the driver of a Kia Spectra was traveling west along the 17200 block of Nisson Road and collided with a Dodge Ram truck that was stopped in the street waiting for a parking spot. The crash caused the Spectra to spin across the road and collide into a Kia Forte that was going east on Nisson Road at the intersection of Pasadena Avenue. Continue reading →
Three people were injured in a car accident in Irvine that involved two vehicles early morning on May 14, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of Warner Avenue and Culver Drive. It took firefighters 25 minutes to extricate a male driver trapped inside one of the cars. He was transported to an area trauma center for treatment of his injuries. His female passenger and the male driver of a second vehicle were also hospitalized with injuries. The nature and extent of their injuries is not known.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all who were injured in this Irvine crash. We wish them the very best for a quick and full recovery. Continue reading →