High winds swept through Southern California on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines that led to thousands of outages and kicking up dust storms that forced street closures.
A powerful winter storm dumped about a half-inch of rain on Los Angeles and forecasters say more wet, messy weather is expected.
Wouldn’t drivers get the clue after they saw the first few cars? Not if the road crews kept rebuilding the wall, each time someone smashed into it.
Nobody hurt; and because it happened on private property, apparently, the driver didn’t even get a ticket. Sweet.
Look closely, not only is it upside down, but most of this truck actually is over the side. Orange News reports the truck stuck to the retaining wall because of one single wheel/tire, and a bit of damaged bodywork. Imagine being the rescue crew, trying to get to the driver. no, better still, imagine being the driver.
The California Highway Patrol reports that 83 people were arrested for driving under the influence this holiday weekend compared to 72 during the first 36 hours of Christmas in 2009.
Flash flood advisories have been issued across Southern California as the record rainfall takes a toll on the region’s freeways.
Officials said a 37-year-old woman was killed in Inglewood Tuesday after she darted in front of a car.
A new study says laws that ban texting while driving don’t reduce wrecks and might actually increase risks.