Articles Posted in hit-and-run accident

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Long Kim Ta of Santa Ana was killed in a pedestrian accident in Fountain Valley near Mile Square Park after a vehicle ran a red light and struck Ta as he crossed the street.

According to an ABC7 news report, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Ward Street. Police said the driver struck Ta and took off. Continue reading →

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Los Angeles Police Department officials have released video footage as they seek the public’s help to identify a hit-and-run driver who killed a woman on a skateboard in Tarzana.

According to a KTLA news report, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred early morning on Sept. 14 when a silver, four-door sedan traveling southbound on Tampa Avenue south of Oxnard Street.

The vehicle collided with a pedestrian riding a skateboard that was traveling outside a marked crosswalk on Tampa. The driver of the sedan fled the vehicle going south on Tampa without stopping or rendering aid. Continue reading →

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Wendy Galdamez Palma, 33, was killed and her 3-year-old son was injured in a hit and run crash in Playa Del Rey on the night of Sept. 11.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, Palma was struck by a dark-colored sedan while crossing Vista Del Mar to get to her vehicle. At the time, she was cradling her 3-year-old son who was taken to the hospital with injuries. He is expected to survive, but Palma died from her injuries. Continue reading →

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An 84-year-old man who was dusting off his truck was hit and severely injured by a hit-and-run driver in Santa Ana.

According to an NBC news report, Rafael Garcia had a daily routine of cleaning his cars after making a trip to the market. Garcia was doing just that when a car drove toward him and struck him in a serious collision on Third Street. Continue reading →

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Police have filed felony charges against a 30-year-old man in connection with the hit-and-run death of 37-year-old Lawrence Harris of Buena Park.

According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of Aug. 29. Police say John Edward Angulo ran a red light before slamming into the victim’s vehicle at the intersection of Knott and Orange avenues. Continue reading →

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LAPD officials are asking the public for help in their search for a hit-and-run driver who left the scene after fatally striking a female pedestrian in the Harvard Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles the night of Aug. 19.

According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred when the victim was walking northbound on Washington Boulevard in a marked crosswalk at Gramercy Place when a silver sedan traveling west on Washington Boulevard struck her. Continue reading →

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A man was fatally injured and a woman was transported to a hospital in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Buena Park.

According to a report in The Orange County Register, Buena Park officers responded to the area of Western Avenue and Auto Center Drive north of the 5 Freeway on the evening of Aug. 14. They found a car and truck that had been involved in a collision. Continue reading →

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Sara Cervantes says she is seeking justice for her 14-year-old son, Isaac Cota, who was seriously injured in a bicycle accident she says was caused by a California Highway Patrol officer who then drove away from the scene.

According to a KTLA news report, the teenager was riding his bike in East Los Angeles the night of June 27 during a community car show near Whittier Boulevard and Williamson Avenue when the incident occurred. Continue reading →

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Deanna Stuve, 48, was killed and her 50-year-old husband, Frederick, suffered major injuries in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver.

According to a KTLA news report, the husband and wife were crossing at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Newland Street the night of July 25 when the driver of a Nissan Altima ran a red light northbound on PCH and struck them.

Police said the pedestrians were walking in a marked crosswalk. Deanna Stuve was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband was transported to an area hospital where he remained in critical condition. Continue reading →

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LAPD officials are asking for the public’s help to find a hit-and-run driver who left an 18-year-old severely injured in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles the night of July 16.

According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred near the intersection of West Colden Avenue and South Figueroa Street. Continue reading →

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