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March 9, 2015

San Diego Car Accident Leaves Father & Infant In Critical Condition

A father, who was pushing his 5-month-old baby in a stroller, was hit by a car in Point Loma.

According to an NBC news report, both father and child are in critical condition. The incident occurred early morning on March 1, 2015.

A couple was walking with their baby in a stroller when an SUV turned from Catalina to Canon and struck the father and stroller.

The 47-year-old driver of the SUV stopped and got out to

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January 19, 2015

Woman Injured in Anaheim Car Accident

A woman was injured in an Anaheim car accident after two cars collided. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred on South Knott Avenue between West Olinda Lane and West Ariel Place the afternoon of January 16, 2015. Police say a driver in a silver Infiniti sedan was traveling northbound on Knott Avenue when a woman driving a gray Nissan Quest minivan was coming out of an alley and turning left onto the same street southbound.

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January 6, 2015

Three Injured in Lake Forest Car Accident

Three people were injured, including one critically, in a Lake Forest car accident after two cars collided at a street intersection. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred at the intersection of El Toro and Jeronimo roads the morning of January 2, 2014. One of the victims, a man, who had to be extricated from the vehicle, was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries. The man' son was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of the second car, a woman in her early 20s, sustained mild neck and back injuries. Officials are still investigating the cause of the incident.

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December 1, 2014

Thanksgiving Day Collision Claims 6-year-old Boy

Austin Medina, 6, was killed in a Huntington Beach car accident after a two-car collision. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Yorktown Avenue and Bushard Street the night of November 27, 2014. Police say Austin was with his mother and 11-year-old brother when his mother's white 2014 Mazda 3 that was northbound on Bushard collided with a silver 2003 Ford Escape driven by a 68-year-old woman.

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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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August 22, 2014

Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant

Ten people were injured, one critically, after a vehicle crashed into a Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Pacoima the evening of August 18, 2014.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred at the 12700 block of Van Nuys Boulevard near the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard.

A white Toyota Rav4 crashed into the restaurant through the front window.

Three of the injured

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July 14, 2014

Three Killed in Los Angeles County Car Accident

Two men and a woman died early morning on July 13, 2014 in a car accident after the vehicle in which they were traveling went off the side of the 60 Freeway in the City of Industry and landed in a construction site.

According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the crash occurred at a construction site near the 60 Freeway at Crossroads Parkway.

California Highway Patrol officials said a while Kia Soul was traveling west on the 60 Freeway when it

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May 5, 2014

Lancaster Car Accident Proves Fatal

A car accident at a street intersection in Lancaster proved fatal for Herminia Espinoza, 57, and Megan Solano, 3, both of Lancaster. According to a report in the Los Angeles Daily News, several others including children were also injured in this crash, which occurred the evening of May 3, 2014 at the intersection of Lancaster Boulevard and 25th Street East.

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March 28, 2014

Seven Injured in Lake Los Angeles Car Accident

Seven people were injured, at least one critically, in a two-vehicle crash in Lake Los Angeles the evening of March 27, 2014.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the major injury collision occurred at the intersection of 165th Street and Avenue S east of Palmdale.

Initial reports state that as many as three people were in critical condition and that the crash involved two vehicles colliding head on.

Some of the crash victims were airlifted to a regional hospital. Two of those victims were children. Four others suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials say that the crash occurred on a dark and isolated stretch of road. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Officials say the accident

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February 14, 2014

Report Shows Fewer Children Are Dying In Car Accidents

A new government report is showing that fewer children are dying in car accidents.

According to a CBS News report, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report shows that over the last 10 years, child traffic accident deaths declined by 43 percent. Health officials say the use of car seats and booster seats drove this decline.

However, sadly, one-third of the children 12 and under who died in 2011 were not buckled up. The CDC report focused on crash deaths of children 12 and under and covered 2002 through 2011 when traffic deaths overall declined to levels not seen since the 1940s.

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December 2, 2013

Three Injured in Perris after Car Crashes into Restaurant

Three people were injured, one seriously, after a car plowed into a crowded restaurant in Perris the afternoon of November 24, 2013. According to a news report on CBS Los Angeles, the injury crash occurred at the Sol y Mar Mexican Grill in the 2900 block of Perris Boulevard. One diner suffered major injuries and two others who were hit suffered minor to moderate injuries. All three were transported to the hospital. Police say the 19-year-old driver, later identified as Mario Balverde, was trying to leave the parking lot when he lost control of the vehicle. He was arrested and booked on suspicion of felony DUI resulting in injuries.

My thoughts and prayers are with those who were injured in this incident. I wish them all the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.

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November 22, 2013

Former NFL Player Thomas Howard Killed in California Car Crash

Former NFL linebacker Thomas Howard suffered fatal injuries in a car crash in Alameda, California. According to a news report in the San Jose Mercury News, the fiery crash occurred early morning on November 18, 2013 on the Interstate 880 in Oakland. California Highway Patrol officials say Howard was driving his BMW northbound at speeds as high as 110 mph when he hit the back of a big rig he was swerving to miss.

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October 25, 2013

Couple and Toddler Killed in Fontana Car Crash

A young mother, her boyfriend and her 2-year-old daughter were killed in a Fontana car crash when a driver rammed into their stopped car near a street intersection. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the collision occurred the night of October 21, 2013 near the intersection of Citrus Avenue and Foothill Boulevard. The deceased were identified as Helen Amaya, her boyfriend Shawn Scott and Amaya's 2-year-old daughter.

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October 21, 2013

Two Killed in Separate Santa Ana Pedestrian Accidents

Two people have been killed and two others were seriously injured after being struck by vehicles in Santa Ana within the past week. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, 68-year-old Petra Perez Jimenez died from injuries sustained on October 11, 2013 when she was struck by a Toyota Camry at the intersection of Grant Street and Standard Avenue. Jimenez was pushing a shopping cart in a marked crosswalk when the northbound vehicle hit her. The driver of the Camry, who was driving without a license, remained at the scene. No charges have been filed yet.

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October 11, 2013

One Killed, Several Injured in Fullerton Car Crash

A driver identified as 57-year-old Adrian Davis was killed and several others were injured in a Fullerton crash that involved eight vehicles. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred the afternoon of October 10, 2013 near the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Valencia Mesa Drive. Police say Davis, who was driving a yellow Ford F-150 pickup truck, was traveling in the wrong direction when he swerved into lanes on Harbor and struck several vehicles that were stopped at a signal. Davis died from his injuries. Five others were injured, but the nature and extent of their injuries is not known.

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