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 →
A male motorcyclist was killed in a car accident in Winnetka, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred the night of August 1. Officials say a black sedan was making a left turn onto Oakdale Avenue from Sherman Way when it collided into a motorcycle. The impact sent the motorcycle careening into a parked van. Continue reading →
Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a hit-and-run suspect who they say was involved in a car accident in Lancaster that left an 11-year-old girl dead. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred around midnight on July 18, 2017 at the intersection of 20th Street East and Lancaster Boulevard. Officials said the 11-year-old girl was a passenger in one of the vehicles and sustained serious injuries in the crash.
She was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition. Witnesses identified the driver of the other vehicle as Continue reading →
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 →
Four people suffered critical injuries in a hit-and-run crash near USC’s campus in South Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the two-vehicle crash occurred a little after midnight on January 20, 2017 on Jefferson Boulevard near Orchard Avenue. Both vehicles were traveling west on Jefferson when they collided. One driver lost control and hit and tree while the other also lost control and hit several parked cars before coming to a stop.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the tree fled on foot. He is wanted by police on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. The four occupants of the other vehicle were also transported to the hospital in critical condition. Police are still looking into why the two vehicles collided. It is not known whether anyone in either of the vehicles was a USC student.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured victims. We wish them the very best for a quick and full recovery. Continue reading →
Police in Arcadia are looking for the driver of a Mercedes-Benz, who they say, struck and critically injured 72-year-old Roop Garg. According to a news report in The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the incident took place the morning of August 11, 2016 in the 600 block of West Camino Real Avenue, just east of Baldwin Avenue. Police say Mercedes was going west on Camino Real Avenue when it struck the pedestrian walking west on the street. The pedestrian, Garg, suffered critical injuries.
The driver briefly stopped his car near the intersection, got out of the vehicle and walked around his vehicle. But he got back in and fled south on Baldwin Avenue. Witnesses described the hit-and-run vehicle as a white, newer-model Mercedes-Benz with paper license plates. The driver was described as an Asian man about 70 years old with gray hair, clean-shaven, wearing a short-sleeved shirt and slacks. Anyone with information is asked to contact Arcadia police at 626-574-5156.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the injured pedestrian who is apparently fighting for his life. We wish him the very best for a quick and full recovery. Continue reading →