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A woman who was visiting the memorial site of a friend who was killed in a traffic accident weeks earlier was struck by an SUV that drove onto the curb. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injured woman had serious, but not life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred the night of Dec. 20 at the southwest corner of Euclid Street and Francis Drive. Continue reading →

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A 71-year-old man who was crossing a street in Garden Grove was struck and killed by a vehicle the night of December 8, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incidents occurred in the southbound lane of Brookhurst Street just north of Bixby Avenue. The man, crossing eastbound in an area that wasn’t marked by a crosswalk, was struck by a blue 2004 Infiniti G35 driven by a 22-year-old man. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The driver of the Infiniti remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. It did not appear that alcohol or drugs were a factor in this fatal incident. No arrests or citations were reported. The investigation is pending and officials are asking anyone with information to contact Garden Grove police at 714-741-5823.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family members of this pedestrian who has been tragically killed. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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A 14-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident near San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano the morning of November 28, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision took place at Via Pamplona and Stallion Ridge, which marks the entrance to a residential development, which is often used as a turnaround by motorists. The driver remained at the scene. No arrests or citations have been issued. The investigation is ongoing. Continue reading →

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Samuel Medina Arias, 52, was killed in a La Habra pedestrian accident after two cars struck him as he was crossing the street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred the night of November 19, 2017 at Lambert Road and Cypress Street. Arias was pronounced dead at the scene. It is not quite clear what led to this collision. No arrests or citations were reported. Officials are still investigating the cause of this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact them at 562-383-4300. Continue reading →

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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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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 →

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A 69-year-old man was killed in a South Los Angeles pedestrian accident, which officials said, involved a suspected hit-and-run driver. According to a KABC news report, a vehicle was going south on Broadway early morning on February 11, 2017 when it struck a man who was crossing westbound in a marked crosswalk at 49th Street. Los Angeles fire officials responded to the scene and transported the injured pedestrian to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

The driver did not stop and render aid as required by the law, police said. They are looking for the hit-and-run driver. A surveillance camera at a nearby business captured the fatal crash, but investigators have not yet released a description of the suspect’s vehicle. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has more information is asked to contact LAPD’s Central Traffic Division at 213-833-3713.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family members and friends of the deceased victim for their tragic loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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A man suffered fatal injuries in a pedestrian accident in Garden Grove after a vehicle struck him in a crosswalk. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the evening of January 21, 2017 at the intersection of Haster Street and Lampson Avenue. Officials said the man was walking in a crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle negotiating a northbound turn onto Haster Street from Lampson Avenue.

The man suffered critical injuries and was transported to an area trauma center. He died a few hours later. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Officials said alcohol or drugs don’t appear to be factors. No arrests or citations were reported. Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed this incident to call 714-741-5704.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family members of this deceased victim for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Continue reading →

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A recent report is showing that California ranks number 17 in the nation for pedestrian risk with 6,616 pedestrian fatalities between 2005 and 2014. According to a report on Streetsblog.com, the report titled “Dangerous by Design” was produced by Smart Growth America. These numbers show that the regions in California with the highest number of pedestrian fatalities are Bakersfield, Riverside, San Bernardino, Stockton, Modesto and Fresno. Continue reading →

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Tran Nguyen, 90, was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck him when he was walking in a crosswalk. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Westminster Avenue the morning of March 6, 2016. When police arrived at the scene they saw the pedestrian lying on the ground. Investigators say Nguyen was walking in a marked crosswalk at the intersection when a pickup truck going northbound struck him.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. Nguyen was transported with life threatening injuries to an area trauma center where he later died. Police are looking into who had the right of way in this case. They don’t believe speed, alcohol or drugs caused this fatal crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 714-245-8216.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family members and friends of Tran Nguyen for their tragic loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Continue reading →

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