Los Angeles bicyclist killed in hit-and-run

CBS Los Angeles reports that a 44-year-old male bicyclist was killed Wednesday, May 15 at the intersection of Balboa and Roscoe in Northridge. Los Angeles Police officials confirm the man was the victim of a hit-and-run pedestrian accident, but have yet to release details of how the accident may have transpired. He was transported to [...]

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Mistrial will lead to retrial in deputy accused of manslaughter

A California sheriff’s deputy who was charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death of an elderly woman in July 2011 will again stand trial after a mistrial was recently declared in the case. After a two-day deliberation period, in which Redondo Beach prosecutors argued that the deputy failed to exercise due caution when approaching the [...]

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Challenges posed by driverless cars

BMW, Toyota, General Motors, and other automakers are working to make driverless cars a reality for residents of California and other states. Google has also been testing a car that can drive itself, and its driverless vehicles have already logged more than 300,000 miles, 50,000 of which have been without intervention from a human operator. [...]

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Undisclosed injuries are basis for “Cosby” star’s lawsuit

California residents may have heard that Lisa Bonet, an actress and former co-star of “The Cosby Show,” has filed a lawsuit seeking relief for damages that she says were sustained in a 2011 collision. According to the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Bonet and two of her children, a four-year-old and a [...]

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Two injured in a three-car crash

A former California resident was one of two people who sustained injuries in a three-car accident. The accident temporarily closed the southbound lane of Highway 31 near the Regency Mall. The two were taken by ambulance to Wheaton Franciscan St. Marys. The injuries were reported to be minor. The California woman had moved to the [...]

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U.S. Marine killed in motorcycle accident

A Los Angeles area resident was killed on April 27 during a collision between his motorcycle and another vehicle on Devonshire after the driver of the vehicle cut in front of the man. The man was a U.S. Marine who had served two tours of duty in Afghanistan. The Marine’s family, hoping that something positive [...]

Pedestrians cross roads at their own peril

A California man was killed when properly crossing a busy boulevard at a crosswalk. After the man died in the pedestrian accident, local officials removed the crosswalk. Throughout the country, planners design roads to help cars move efficiently. Pedestrians are typically a low priority in street design. Drivers may not see unlit pedestrian crosswalks, and [...]

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Former California CEO involved in fatal crash

On April 21, a former Orange County chief executive officer crashed into a disabled vehicle on the 57 Freeway, killing two. The California Highway Patrol reports that the 69-year old driver crashed into the back of a immobile vehicle near Diamond Bar on the 57 Freeway. At the time of the car accident, an Anaheim [...]

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Driver arrested after head-on collision causes fatality

A 61-year-old driver was fatally injured in an early morning head-on collision in Lodi. The accident occurred on Highway 12 between Interstate 5 and North Peatland Road when a man driving a 2002 Toyota crossed the center line to collide with a 2001 Cadillac. He was traveling at an undetermined rate of speed. The Toyota [...]

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Westside crash injures Redondo Beach resident

Traffic collisions are a daily occurrence in Los Angeles, and on the evening of Friday, April 26th, a car accident took place at Sepulveda Boulevard and Montana Avenue, which claimed the life of a young woman. According to the West Traffic Division, a 20-year-old man from Ventura was making a U-turn in his 2010 Ford [...]

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