For most of us, when we think of summer, we think of sunshine and swimming pools, longer days and warmer nights. Unfortunately, along with BBQs and beach days, the summer months also bring with an increase in the number of car accidents on our local roads and highways. In fact, August and September are typically…
For many residents of Los Angeles and the surrounding communities, ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft have become a regular part of life. These services serve a similar purpose as taxis, but work in a very different way.
According to police reports, a 12-year-old girl was killed during a tragic car accident that took place on the evening of May 3rd, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. The accident apparently happened when a driver of a BMW, that had been heading south on 1st Avenue, attempted to make a left turn onto Leffingwell Road, at the same time as a northbound Nissan Xterra was approaching the intersection.
Earlier this morning, two men died in a pileup on the 605 freeway in Los Angeles. A young woman initiated the series of crashes after she struck the center divider. The 18-year old told officers that she was trying to change lanes, but right as she did, she saw a car.
During the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, the LAPD mistakenly shot a delivery truck, thinking it was Dorner’s vehicle. The two women occupying the vehicle, aged 47 and 71, were delivering newspapers when police put over 102 bullet holes into their vehicle.
A young nine-year old girl walked over a mile and a half to get help after her and her father experienced a rollover crash in the high desert of northern Los Angeles County. Her father was driving an SUV late Saturday night, when the vehicle flipped off an embankment.
The entire freeway system in the L.A. area is extremely dangerous even under perfect conditions. When there are a large number of semi trucks, the risk of injury is greatly increased for other drivers.