Austin Jesse Garcia Of San Bernardino Faces Charges Of DUI, Hit-And-Run After Redlands Crash Kills Passenger, A 16-Year-Old GirlAustin Jesse Garcia is being held on $250,000 bail after being arrested at St. Bernardine’s Hospital, where he sought treatment for injuries he apparently sustained in the crash.
Man Sentenced in Crash That Left Long Beach Woman DeadA man who lost control of his vehicle and triggered a crash in Long Beach that left his 21-year-old passenger dead and another motorist injured has been sentenced to 50 days of community labor, 18 months of DUI classes and three years probation.
Marijuana Users Reminded To Wait 8 Hours After Smoking, 10 Hours After Eating Edibles, Before DrivingThe Automobile Club and the LAPD took the opportunity Monday to remind drivers that operating a vehicle while high is illegal and dangerous. Smoking or ingesting marijuana slows reaction time and clouds judgment.
Stewart Waithanji Of Costa Mesa Charged With Murder After Hit-And-Run Crash Kills 74-Year-Old ManStewart Waithanji, 28, was arrested in the parking lot of a Los Alamitos bar not long after the crash Saturday afternoon on Newport Boulevard, south of 17th Street, in Costa Mesa, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Driver Arrested For DUI After Sedan Ends Up Perched On Utility Pole Guide Wire In Simi ValleyOfficers called to a solo crash in the 4900 block of Alta Street at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday found a white four-door sedan had driven up a surprisingly sturdy utility pole guide wire.
Suspected DUI Driver Crashes, Injuring Outdoor Diners In Santa MonicaA driver suspected of being under the influence crashed Friday night, injuring customers eating outside at a popular cafe, sending one person to the hospital.
Fugitive Driver In Crash That Killed 2 Ordered to Pay $30 MillionThe families of two 25-year-old men who died in a fiery traffic collision in 2016 were awarded $30 million collectively in their lawsuit against the alleged drunken driver accused of causing the crash and fleeing to Armenia, where he remains a fugitive.
LAPD To Begin Conducting DUI Checkpoints Friday And SaturdayThe Los Angeles Police Department will conduct D.U.I. checkpoints Friday and Saturday nights in an attempt to stop impaired driving.
Seal Beach Police Officer Recovering After Being Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver During Traffic StopThe officer knocked to the ground near his parked patrol car after it was rear-ended by a Ford F-150 going southbound on PCH, police said.
Twin Infant Dies, Siblings Critically Hurt In North Hills Crash; Mother Suspected Of DUIAccording to police, the children's mother was speeding down Nordhoff when she veered into oncoming traffic and hit an SUV head-on.
Caught On Video: Driver Hits Long Beach Roundabout, Launches 15 Feet Into AirThe video shows a BMW speeding westbound and into the roundabout and flying 15 feet into the air from the impact, which also took out a 300-pound boulder. The crash landing hit several other parked cars.
Driver Hauled From RV Following Alleged Barricade Situation In Studio CityHeavily armed officers with the Los Angeles Police Department shut down a portion of Ventura Boulevard in Studio City Wednesday night after a man inside an RV claimed there were armed men inside.
Woman, 61, Dies After Alleged Drunk Teen Driver Hits Car In Huntington BeachHuntington Beach residents were grieving Thursday night after a beloved teacher was killed in a Wednesday night crash with a teenage driver who was allegedly drunk.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In Alleged DUI Crash That Killed Long Beach Family On HalloweenCarlo Adrian Navarro, 20, plead not guilty to the charges Wednesday in Long Beach.
Reckless Driving, Possible DUI Suspect In Custody After Foot-Bail Near LAXThe suspect was taken into custody on Century Boulevard shortly before 6 p.m.