October 31, 2014

Feds Start Review of 4.9 Million Chrysler Vehicles for Potential Defects

Federal regulators have launched a review into 4.9 million 2007-2014 Chrysler vehicles for possible electronic failures that may be linked to problems such as engine stalling, airbag non-deployment, unintended acceleration and vehicle fires.

According to a Detroit News report, this review by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was

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October 30, 2014

Three Pedestrians Injured In South Los Angeles Car Accident

A mother and two children were hospitalized with injuries after a car went out of control and struck them the afternoon of October 27, 2014.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the injury accident occurred when the victims were at a bus bench along the 1100 block of West Jefferson Boulevard near Vermont Avenue.

A 32-year-old woman and a 1-year-old girl were

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October 29, 2014

Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run Crash

A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries in a Montebello car accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver.

According to a KABC news report, both the motorcycle and the other vehicle were traveling east on Washington Boulevard when the other vehicle crashed into the rear of the motorcycle, causing the motorcyclist to

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October 28, 2014

Firefighter Among Those Injured In California Pit Bull Attack

Two pit bulls escaped from their yard in a home in Santa Cruz County, attacked neighbors and injured a firefighter who was trying to help.

According to a KSBW news report, the dog attack occurred in the 8000 block of Glen Arbor Road in Ben Lomond.

Neighbors said they responded to a child's scream and found

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October 24, 2014

Driver Charged With Murder In Newport Beach Bicycle Accident

Shaun Eagleson, 30, was killed in a Newport Beach bicycle accident after officials say a self-described drug counselor struck and killed him while under the influence.

According to a news report in the Daily Pilot, the fatal accident occurred the evening of October 19, 2014.

Officials say 23-year-old

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October 23, 2014

Orange County Drowning Calls Surpass 2013

Fire officials in Orange County have seen more swimming pool and drowning accidents this year already than they did in 2013, The Orange County Register reports.

On Sunday, emergency responders rushed to a community pool on Keywood Lane in Santa Ana to help revive a 2-year-old boy.

This was the 74th drowning

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October 22, 2014

Victorville Family Calls for Safer Intersection after Fatal Accident

The family of Dollie Wilson is calling for a stop light at the intersection in Victorville where Wilson was hit and killed by another drivers.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Lindero Street and Cypress Avenue on October 12, 2014.

Wilson was driving with her family through the four-way intersection, which has two stop signs and is notorious for

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October 21, 2014

California Man Fatally Injured In Dog Attack

Juan Fernandez, 59, was killed in a dog attack in Modesto after a pack of pit bulls attacked him and his elderly mother, Maria.

According to a CBS news report, the dog attack occurred at his home on October 14, 2014.

Deputies said when they arrived, four dogs belonging to a neighbor were on top of the victim and had attacked him to the point that he was unresponsive and unconscious.

Deputies

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October 16, 2014

Bicyclist In Palmdale Fatally Injured In Accident

A woman was killed in a bicycle accident after she was struck by a vehicle the evening of October 11, 2014.

According to a CBS Los Angeles, the accident occurred at the intersection of Longview and LePage Ranch Roads.

California Highway Patrol officials said the woman was killed east of Littlerock near the Devil's Punchbowl in the southeast Antelope Valley.

The victim was

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October 6, 2014

Riders Stranded After Disney California Adventure's Ferris Wheel Malfunctions

The Ferris wheel at Disney California Adventure Park malfunctioned the afternoon of October 2, 2014 stranding riders for nearly two hours.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the iconic rider, known as Mickey's Fun Wheel, temporarily broke down.

No injuries were reported. All guests were evacuated from the ride.

About 30 people

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September 29, 2014

Pool Cleaner Brutally Attacked By Dog

A pit bull mix viciously attacked and mauled a pool cleaner in Riverside County.

According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the incident occurred on September 25, 2014 when the man was working at a home in the 4000 block of Sandia Creek Drive in the unincorporated De Luz neighborhood near Temecula.

The dog apparently walked up to the victim from behind and

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September 24, 2014

Motorcyclist Killed In Orange County DUI Collision

Dayton Hudson, 24 was killed in a Santa Ana motorcycle accident, which officials say, may have involved a suspected drunk driver.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred early morning on September 21, 2014 on the southbound 55 Freeway near Warner Avenue when a motorcycle crashed into the back of a car.

The motorcycle veered off the freeway and crashed through a

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September 22, 2014

Woman Injured By Lifeguard SUV While Sunbathing At Venice Beach

A 25-year-old woman who was sunbathing on the beach in Venice was run over and injured by a lifeguard SUV.

According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred the afternoon of September 15, 2014.

Officials say a lifeguard was responding to a call about swimmers getting close to the rocks. The SUV had used lights and sirens when the lifeguard initially arrived at the location.

But the lights and sirens were off as he was leaving and that's when

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September 18, 2014

Girl Critically Injured In Anaheim Crosswalk Accident

An 11-year-old girl suffered critical injuries in an Anaheim car accident after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the morning of September 17, 2014 at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Monterrey Street.

Officials say the girl attends Juliette Low Elementary School and was on her way to school when

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September 12, 2014

Off Duty LAPD Officer Killed In Torrance Motorcycle Accident

Erick Alcaraz, a 24-year-old LAPD officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in Torrance when he was off-duty.

According to a KTLA news report, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred the evening of September 6 2014 at South Western Avenue and West 234th Street near the border of Torrance and Harbor City.

Alcaraz was traveling south on Western at the time of the crash while the other vehicle was traveling eastbound making a left turn from 234th onto Western.

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