A hit-and-run driver who was involving in a bicycle accident in Westlake Village has been caught on camera. According to an NBC4 news report, the incident left the bicyclist with a critical head injury. Police have released a security photo with the hope of tracking down the driver. The accident occurred the evening of August 15, 2017 at Venice Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue. The security photo shows the bicyclist as he was being struck by a tan minivan as both were traveling west on Venice Boulevard.
A man’s leg was severed on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore in a hit and run accident after his motorcycle became disabled and he tried to run across lanes, but was struck by a vehicle. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of August 29, 2017. California Highway Patrol officials said the motorcyclist was still alive and undergoing Continue reading →
A man was hospitalized with injuries after a car accident in Costa Mesa, which involved three vehicles. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the collision occurred the morning of August 28, 2017 at the intersection of Newport Boulevard and 16th Street. Police say when firefighters arrived at the scene, they saw one woman and three men involved from three vehicles.
The woman declined medical treatment as did two men who were in a gardening truck. A fourth person, a man in his late 20s or early 30s, was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by fire officials. The man is said to have sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries. The cause of the car accident is still under investigation. Continue reading →
Mark Miller, 75, was killed in an Orange County motorcycle accident after a pickup truck hit him on the SR-133 toll road in Irvine. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred the afternoon of August 22, 2017. California Highway Patrol officials say the motorcycle and the pickup truck were both traveling on the toll road. Continue reading →
Sarah Krueger, 46, was fatally injured in a Seal Beach pedestrian accident the morning of August 11, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and 12th Street. Paramedics who responded to the incident found Krueger in full cardiac arrest. She had suffered life-threatening injuries, officials said.
Krueger, a Seal Beach resident, was rushed by ambulance to an area hospital where she died from her injuries. Officials have not released details regarding the circumstances of this deadly pedestrian accident. No arrests or citations have been reported. The Seal Beach Police Department is investigating the fatal crash and anyone with information is urged to call 562-799-4100, ext. 1649. Continue reading →
Police are looking into whether a car accident in Anaheim that killed a man who was pulling into his driveway was prompted by street racing. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, an 18-year-old man is accused of slamming his car early morning on July 30, 2017 into the vehicle of Tarek Hamed, 34, killing him. The teen, Jorge Esteban Lunas Martinez, has been arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, felony DUI and driving without a license.
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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.