Police say that a teenager who survived a car crash with a big rig was killed as he tried to escape traffic on the freeway where the accident happened.
The recommendation came Thursday from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office, which in its review of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 transportation budget proposal questioned the CHP’s need for a fleet that size.
A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car collided with another car, that had spun-out, on a rain-slicked freeway near Dodger Stadium, killing the spun-out driver.
The accident — involving a mid-sized sedan and an SUV — occurred on Highway 154.
Authorities began pursuing the white 7-series BMW in East L.A. Thursday evening for speeding and reckless driving.
Two people were hospitalized Saturday evening following a crash on the 170 Freeway involving at least nine cars, officials said.
A 4-year-old boy is in good condition after he was ejected from an SUV during a crash Interstate 5, a California Highway Patrol spokesman announced Thursday.
The California Highway Patrol has released audio of two motorists’ calls reporting erratic driving and the aftermath of an early-morning collision involving actor-comedian Chris Kattan.
Firefighter Jacob Gregoire, a 12-year veteran, was handcuffed on camera.
Officials in Riverside say a 22-year-old male driving under the influence Friday morning, caused a collision that fatally injured a man.
Adrian Ayala spent nearly 40 minutes on the phone listening to his cousin, Tiffany, as she was trapped in her car after a crash on the 60 in Beaumont Wednesday evening.
CHP investigators say 39-year-old Ricardo Valdez was towing a disabled car on Cedar Avenue near the 10 Freeway when a Nissan Altima slammed into him from behind.
A California Highway Patrol officer told City News Service the incident occurred on the north side of the freeway just north of the 91 Freeway at approximately 8:30 p.m.
The suspect, driving a white pick-up truck, had led police on a chase at over 100mph on the southbound 215 before he was stopped in a residential neighborhood and handcuffed.
Authorities said off-ramps from Second through Sixth Streets were closed until further notice.