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 →
The daughter of 69-year-old Sun Choi, who was killed in a Santa Ana hit-and-run crash, is pleading for the driver to come forward. According to a KABC news report, Cherin Choi said she is heartbroken that her mother has died suddenly, just one week after celebrating her birthday. The fatal crash occurred as Sun and her husband were driving south on the 55 Freeway north of the 22 Freeway the afternoon of Feb. 24. California Highway Patrol officials said a white sedan made an unsafe lane change causing the car next to it to swerve, triggering a chain-reaction crash involving three other vehicles including Sun’s van. Continue reading →
Todd Anthony Davis, 26, was killed in a Newport Beach motorcycle accident after another vehicle made a left turn in front of him. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the morning of Feb. 17 near the intersection of Irvine Avenue and Orchard Drive. Davis was riding an orange 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 north on Irvine Avenue when a white 2015 Mazda CX-5 SUV that was making a left turn onto Orchard Drive struck the motorcycle. Continue reading →
The city of Los Angeles is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver involved in a Jan. 15 crash that killed 52-year-old Bruno Commereuc. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, police say a silver Nissan 350Z that was turning left on 54th Street from Arlington Avenue struck the motorcycle that Commereuc was riding. Commereuc reportedly had the green light at the intersection. Continue reading →
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 →
Larry Falce, a 70-year-old off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy was fatally injured in what officials have determined was a road rage attack. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, Falce was driving his own car when he got into a minor collision at the intersection of University Avenue and Kendall Drive in San Bernardino the night of Dec. 31. Continue reading →
A motorcyclist was critically injured in an Anaheim car accident after a van struck a motorcycle at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred at Euclid Street and Medical Center Drive the night of Dec. 26. Police said it appears that the van was making a left turn into a parking lot when the motorcyclist drove into the intersection and struck the van. Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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.