The family of an 11-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver while walking to school in Upland is now helping protect the lives of other children.
The coroner Wednesday identified the crossing guard that was fatally struck by a vehicle in front of a Monterey Park fire station.
The victim worked at nearby Macy Intermediate School.
Students and parents say they have long complained about the Upland intersection where an 11-year-old boy was fatally injured in a hit-and-run crash.
Parents are hailing the decision by Los Angeles County officials to expand crossing guard services to middle schools following a deadly accident near a Hollywood campus.
A mother’s tragic death caused officials Friday to make safety changes outside a Hollywood school.
“Limited resources” are being blamed as the reason why a crossing guard was not in place at an intersection where a mother was fatally hit by a semi-truck as she walked her daughter to school.
A 44-year-old man was free on bail Wednesday after he was arrested for hitting a female crossing guard with his vehicle and fleeing the scene.
A street crossing guard is in critical but stable condition at the hospital after shoving a child out of the way of the car and taking the impact herself.
A man and woman are accused of beating a school crossing guard and stealing her stop sign and whistle while astonished kids looked on.