LA County Fire Captain Killed In Freeway Crash Remembered For Legacy Of ServiceAn off-duty Los Angeles County Fire Department captain was mourned Thursday after he was died in a collision on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita that also left a Caltrans worker injured.
Off-Duty Fire Captain Killed In Crash On 14 Freeway In Santa ClaritaA Los Angeles County firefighter was killed Wednesday in a collision with a Caltrans truck on the northbound Antelope Valley Freeway in Santa Clarita, officials said.
Police: Driver Under The Influence In Woodland Hills Crash That Killed WomanThe woman was pulling out onto Topanga Canyon from De La Osa when the truck smashed into the small silver sedan. The driver was under the influence and speeding in the residential neighborhood, according to police.
1 Killed In Collision With Street Sweeper In La HabraThe driver of the street sweeper remained on the scene, and alcohol or drugs did not appear to be a factor in the crash, police said.
Former Angels Infielder Luis Valbuena Killed In Venezuelan Car CrashFormer Major League Baseball players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car accident Thursday night in Venezuela.
Memorial Service Held For Gardena Motor Officer Killed In CrashHirai was on his way to work on Nov. 14 when he and another vehicle crashed at Western Avenue at 238th Street in Harbor City. He died the next day at a hospital.
Passenger In Mortuary Van Killed In Palmdale CrashAuthorities say the mortuary van on Sierra Highway had a green light as the driver was turning left onto Palmdale Boulevard, when a vehicle going east on Palmdale at a high rate of speed slammed into the van, which overturned.
School Principal Involved In Suspected DUI Crash That Killed WomanA 2014 Jeep Wrangler was driving southbound on 50th Street East, north of Avenue P at about 6:50 p.m. Thursday at an unknown speed when the driver went into the southbound lanes and crashed head-on with a 2010 Mazda 3, killing Jessica Ordaz, 29, of Lancaster.
On The Way To Have A Baby, Menifee Father Killed In Hit-And-Run CrashRicky Sandoval, 22, was driving the mom-to-be to the hospital along Highway 74 early Monday morning after she started having contractions. When they got to Menifee Road, a Toyota truck slammed into them, flipping them into a ditch.
Man Fatally Thrown From Eastbound To Westbound Lanes In 10 Freeway CrashAuthorities closed several lanes on both sides of the freeway, during the investigation and cleanup. The closure, just east of the busy 10/210/57 juncture, caused a 16-mile backup that stretched all the way back to the 15 Freeway.
Tow Truck Driver Leads Police To Suspect In Fatal Hit-And-RunThe crash at Haskell Avenue and Stagg Street happened at about 3 a.m. Police say the driver never stopped, but the sight of the heavily damaged red sedan made tow truck driver Alex Hernandez do a double take.
Father Of 3 Fatally Struck By Speeding Car In Santa AnaThe driver was possibly trying to get around a car that was double parked on the narrow residential street, and didn’t see the man, who neighbors say leaves behind a wife and three children.
Pedestrian Killed In Possible Street Racing CrashA fatal crash in Santa Ana Thursday night that is possibly street racing. A male pedestrian was killed.
Woman Who Survived Diamond Bar Crash Fatally Struck In Hit-And-Run Moments LaterA woman in her 40s had apparently managed to crawl out of the wreckage of her car, only to be struck by a third car that took off. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
4 Killed, 1 In Critical Condition After 4-Car Crash In Jurupa ValleyIt’s not known if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.