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One person has been killed in a Santa Ana DUI crash the morning of Dec. 2. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a preliminary police investigation revealed that a black Acura TL driven by 29-year-old Jesus Segura Herrera was headed north on Grand Avenue when it rear-ended a white Toyota Scion XD at the intersection of South Grand and East McFadden avenues. Continue reading →

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Los Angles County saw an unusually high number of crashes on its roadways in just a period of four hours the morning of Thursday, Nov. 29, after rain pounded the area. According to a KTLA news report, between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. alone, there were 365 crashes in Los Angeles County, a number that is four times higher than the day before. The collisions occurred as rain caused minor to moderate flooding throughout the metro area and created dangerous driving conditions that led to longer-than-normal commutes. Continue reading →

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An elderly woman died, identified as Deodula Omandum, 75, of Visalia, and five others were injured in a Santa Ana car accident after the car in which they were riding was rear-ended by a pickup truck when it was stopped at a red light the night of Nov. 23. According to a KTLA.com news report, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Red Hill Avenue and Dyer Road. Continue reading →

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Vaishali Bohara, 33, was killed and her husband and son were injured in an Irvine rollover accident. According to a report on Patch.com, the fatal crash occurred the afternoon of Sept. 23 at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Jamboree Road. The family was in a Mercedes Benz SUV, which rolled over on impact with the other vehicle. Bohara was transported to a trauma center in extremely critical condition and died later at the hospital, police said. Continue reading →

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Lenny Trinh, 52, was killed in a bicycle dooring accident in Burbank after he crashed into an open car door and was then hit by a passing truck. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred the evening of April 16 along Alameda Avenue between Mariposa Street and Griffith Park Drive. Trinh was heading east on Alameda in a designated bike lane when a person in a car that had just parked opened the front door. Continue reading →

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Andrew Kim, 22, was killed in a Tustin car accident, which officials say, may have been caused by excessive speed. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred early morning on March 10. Firefighters responded to reports of a Ford Mustang striking a tree on Jamboree Road just north of Patriot Way. The force of the crash severed the vehicle in half and caused the engine compartment to catch fire. Kim, who was the sole occupant of the car was dead by the time crews arrived to put out the fire, officials said. Continue reading →

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A motorcyclist involved in a 2017 multi-vehicle car accident on the 14 Freeway that stemmed from a road rage incident whose video went viral, has been arrested eight months later. The man has been identified as 44-year-old Andrew Flanigan. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the dangerous incident, which was caught on camera, occurred on June 21, 2017. Flanigan, who was on the motorcycle, is accused of speeding up to a sedan and kicking the side of the vehicle. His action caused the sedan to veer left, crash into the wall and strike a pickup truck that ended up on its roof. Continue reading →

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Jaslyn Ouch, 20, was killed in a Long Beach car accident, which also left four others critically injured. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal car crash occurred near the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Spring Street. Police say Ouch was a passenger in a Honda Civic that was slammed into by a Ford Mustang the evening of Jan. 20. Police say four people were transported. Police say four people were in critical condition after they were pulled from the wreckage. Officials also said the Mustang sustained severe front-end damage, which showed how violent the impact of the collision was. Continue reading →

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Catherine Gomez, 17, was killed in a Baldwin Park pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck her while she was walking in a marked crosswalk. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred the night of Dec. 18 when Gomez was walking with her boyfriend in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Pacific and Vineland avenues. They had apparently just bought tacos for dinner and were going home when a driver ran a red light and hit the couple. Continue reading →

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A 39-year-old man was critically injured in a Fullerton bicycle accident after he was struck by a car the evening of December 1, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury crash occurred near the intersection of Orangethorpe and Courtney avenues. The man suffered head and facial injuries. The driver of the Hyundai sedan, a 52-year-old Fullerton woman, was not injured and remained at the scene. The bicyclist was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries. Police don’t believe alcohol or drugs played a part in this crash. No citations or arrests were reported. The incident is under investigation. Continue reading →

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