Rodney Richard, 22, was killed in a Lancaster hit and run crash early morning on Aug. 4. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred at the intersection of Lancaster Boulevard near Elm Avenue. Police said Richard was talking to the occupants of a black sedan parked by the curb when an eastbound full-size white truck, believed to be a Chevrolet or Dodge, struck him. Officials say the truck was traveling in excess of the 15 mph speed limit on that street. The truck’s driver stopped before allegedly speeding away toward Sierra Highway. Continue reading →
A 75-year-old woman was fatally injured in a hit-and-run car accident in Rowland Heights the night of June 11. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the incident occurred in the 1800 block of South Saleroso Drive at Rio Bonito Drive. The woman who was crossing the street with her husband was struck by a 2009 Pontiac G6, which left the scene after the collision. The woman’s husband said the driver accelerated and fled after striking his wife. The woman was transported to an area hospital where she died. Continue reading →
Christopher Frushon was only 19 and days after from his high school graduation when he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Compton. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, Frushon was walking across Wilmington Avenue in a marked crosswalk near Stockwell Avenue when he was hit by a car and launched into the air. Sheriff’s officials say the driver was speeding when he or she ran the red light. Surveillance cameras caught the car speeding away from the scene. Continue reading →
A boy suffered severe injuries in a hit-and-run crash in Pacoima the evening of May 15. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the boy was walking home from Pacoima Elementary School at the intersection of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Montague Avenue when the collision occurred. According to LAPD, a van that was northbound on Laurel Canyon rear-ended a 2006 Kia Spectra. The impact sent the Spectra sliding into a crosswalk when it struck a man and a boy who were crossing Montague Avenue headed north along Laurel Canyon. Continue reading →
The family of 22-year-old Fredrick Frazier who was killed in a bicycle accident involving a hit-and-run is pleading with the driver who left the scene to turn herself in and be held accountable. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, Frazier was riding his bicycle and had just turned right onto eastbound Manchester Avenue from Normandie Avenue when he was struck by a Porsche Cayenne traveling at a high rate of speed east on Manchester the afternoon of April 10. Frazier was transported to an area hospital, but died from his injuries. Continue reading →
Officials arrested 53-year-old Timothy Anthony Cronin of Laguna Niguel on suspicion of hit-and-run exactly one year after he struck and seriously injured a bicyclist. According to a news reporter in The Orange County Register, Orange County Sheriff’s Department officials made the arrest on Feb. 4 Super Bowl Sunday. One year ago, on Feb. 5, 2017, a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle at Niguel Road and Ridgeway Avenue in Laguna Niguel. He suffered severe blunt-force trauma injuries causing him to lose mobility and undergo several months of rehabilitation. Continue reading →
A woman was injured in a hit-and-run car accident involving two vehicles. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the crash occurred the night of October 5, 2017 at the intersection of Katella Avenue and California Street in Orange. Officials said the woman was transported to an area hospital. The nature and extent of the woman’s injuries is not known. It is not clear if anyone else was injured. One of the drivers fled the scene on foot and is being sought. Police have not provided a description of the hit-and-run suspect. Continue reading →
Police are searching for two vehicles, which they say were involved in a hit-and-run crash in Santa Ana that left a family injured. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of September 21, 2017 when a black Jeep and a white pickup truck crashed at the intersection of First and Raitt streets. Police say the Jeep careened out of control and drove up onto the sidewalk where it struck a man and his two children.
The man suffered a Continue reading →
A man was seriously injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident after he was struck by two vehicles the night of August 25, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred at the intersection of First Street and Harbor Boulevard in Santa Ana. A vehicle struck the man as he was crossing the street and then fled the scene.
A few minutes later, as the man still lay on the street, another vehicle ran over the man. But the driver of the second vehicle Continue reading →
A 39-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident, which resulted in the death of 48-year-old Juan Ramirez Garcia who was jogging along the road next to Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley. The Orange County Register reports that police got several leads about the fatal hit-and-run. Officials located the hit-and-run vehicle in Westminster.
The registered owner of the vehicle was interviewed and later arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run and vehicular manslaughter. The jogger was found by police officers the Continue reading →