A pedestrian has been fatally injured in a Huntington Beach car accident, which officials say, may have been caused by a woman who was driving under the influence. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred the morning of April 27, 2017. Police say officers were called to the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue after a blue BMW sedan traveling north struck a pedestrian who was on the east side of Beach Boulevard. The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver, identified by the authorities as 34-year-old Anastasia Hull, was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI. The investigation is still ongoing. Continue reading →
A dog attack that was caught on video on Catalina Island left John Brady of Huntington Beach seriously injured and hospitalized. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred on when two dogs attacked Brady and his smaller dog. The larger dogs were described as pit bulls. The dog attack occurred on Avalon Pier. Brady said his Jack Russell terrier, Josh, was attacked by the two larger dogs on the Avalon Pier. Continue reading →
David Ladue, 18, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed in a Lake Forest motorcycle accident after he was struck by a left-turning vehicle the night of April 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Trabuco Road and Rimhurst Drive near El Toro Memorial Park. Officials said the Yamaha motorcycle collided with a Hyundai carrying three people including a 2-year-old girl. Continue reading →
Armando Vega Andrade, 20, was killed in a Fountain Valley motorcycle accident after he was struck by an SUV that was making a U-turn the night of March 24, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the SUV was southbound on Brookhurst Street near Heil Avenue when the driver made a U-turn at Heil.
The oncoming motorcycle struck the right side of the SUV. Andrade died at the scene. The SUV’s driver stopped and cooperated with police. No citations or arrests were reported. Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fountain Valley police at 714-593-4484.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family members and friends of Armando Vega Andrade for their tragic loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Continue reading →
Five people were injured in two separate car accidents in Winnetka, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the crashes were reported the night of March 19, 2017 at Hart Street and Oso Avenue and at Oso and Sherman Way. The suspected drunk driver first crashed into several vehicles at the intersection of Hart and Oso. The man then fled the scene and caused a second collision at Oso and Sherman.
Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate two people from a vehicle at the second crash. Three patients had to be transported by advanced life-support ambulances due to the violent nature of the crashes. Another patient sustained serious injuries one had suffered non-life-threatening injuries. It is not clear if the driver was arrested or charged. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured victims of this crash. We wish them the very best for a quick and full recovery. Continue reading →
A man in his 30s suffered fatal injuries in a bicycle accident after he was struck by a sedan. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred when the man was riding his bike along La Palma Avenue just west of Moody Street the night of March 13, 2017. The 18-year-old driver of the sedan stopped and called 911.
It is not clear if the bicyclist was using a crosswalk at the time of the accident. Police don’t believe alcohol or drugs were factors. The female driver was not cited or arrested. The bicyclist died from his injuries at an area trauma center. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact La Palma police at 714-690-3368.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family members and friends of this deceased bicyclist. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Continue reading →
Dawn Fenner, a resident of San Marcos, says she and her pet were injured in a dog attack when they were walking home near Pyramid Lake. According to a 10News.com report, Fenner says an off-leash pit bull charged at her and her dog. The pit bull tried to get a hold of her dog when she put her hands between her dog’s backside and the pit bull’s mouth, trying to protect her pet. Fenner said she was covered in blood.
When Fenner posted her encounter on social media, other neighbors commented saying they had similar encounters with the same dog. One woman wrote she was attacked by the pit bull in late December. She said the dog charged from the yard and attacked her and her dog. Fenner is hoping that her story will help warn her neighbors about the dangerous dog and spark an investigation into the dog’s owner.
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Police in Pacific Palisades are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early morning on March 8, 2017 near Pacific Coast Highway and Sunset Boulevard. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. It is not clear if the pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries. The driver fled the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. No description was available for the driver or vehicle.
Our thoughts and prayers are with this injured pedestrian. We wish this individual the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. Continue reading →
A car accident in Temecula left one person dead and two others injured the evening of February 23, 2017. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Leena and Montelegro ways. Police said they arrived on scene to find two vehicles – a BMW and a Mercedes – involved in a broadside crash. The driver of one of the vehicles, a woman, was pronounced dead at the scene while a passenger, also a woman and the other driver were both taken to the hospital. The passenger was in critical condition. The investigation is ongoing. No arrests or citations were reported.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family members of the deceased victim. We also wish the injured victims the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. Continue reading →
A man sustained a head injury in a Newport Beach bicycle accident after an SUV struck him near a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred the night of February 20, 2017 on Westcliff Drive just before Rutland Road. Police said both vehicles were traveling eastbound on Westcliff near Rutland when they collided for unknown reasons. The bicyclist, a man in his 40s, was hospitalized with head trauma. However, the nature and extent of his injuries is not known. No citations or arrests were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to this injured bicyclist. We wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery and hope his injuries were not severe. Continue reading →