Investigators said the taxi was stopped at a red light when the Suburban rear-ended it at a high rate of speed.
Authorities have responded to Costa Mesa after a vehicle plowed through a wall and into the side of a home.
The SUV driver, 26 year-old Bruno Carvalho Alcantara of Los Angeles, was allegedly texting at the time of the collision.
Authorities were asking for the public’s help Monday in locating a 27-year-old mother from the Palmdale area who went missing late last month.
When 41-year-old Ruth Noemi Duarte was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Saturday night, it marked the second devastating tragedy to befall her five children in a year’s time.
Police Tuesday were searching for a hit-and-run suspect wanted for seriously injuring a pedestrian in Garden Grove.
The two occupants of the Toyota sedan suffered major injuries, but reportedly refused medical attention and were described by officials as “uncooperative” with the investigation.
Several people were hurt Friday after a sport utility vehicle plowed through a fence and across the front yard of a South Los Angeles home.
The officers heard an engine revving and saw a black BMW speeding towards them as they crossed the street.
Someone threw a Molotov cocktail into a Mercedes near J and Second streets in San Bernardino late Friday night, setting off a two-vehicle crash that sent an SUV into a nearby duplex.
Josh Gelle told CBS2/KCAL9 that a few items were missing from the vehicle but the SUV is in good shape.
Homicide detectives said the driver of a SUV intentionally ran over a pedestrian following an argument in South Los Angeles.
The driver was originally sought for assault, officials said.
The crash was reported at 1:15 a.m. at Harbor Boulevard and 19th Street.
Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.