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Los Angeles County Reports First Vape-Related Death

Los Angeles, Calif. — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning on September 6 urging people to stop using e-cigarettes products. This warning is a reflection of the first death stemming from the use of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Los Angeles County. This death is believed to be the fourth related deaths nationwide. Authorities in Indiana recently announced a vaping-related death, and relevant fatalities were...
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4 Killed in a Motorcycle Accident in Orange County

MODJESKA CANYON, Calif., July 8, 2019 — Four people were killed in a crash involving two motorcycles near Modjeska Canyon in Orange County on Sunday, July 8 at about 4:35 pm. The victims included two men and two women, who were all pronounced dead at the scene.  According to authorities, the crash happened when the motorcyclist going northbound on Santiago Canyon Road was attempting to pass another vehicle that...
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Passengers Injured After Log Ride Overturns at Castle Park Amusement Park in Riverside, California

Ride malfunction left three people injured, one in critical condition. Riverside, Calif. —  A log ride attraction encountered a malfunction that left three people injured, one in critical condition, at Castle Park amusement park on Saturday, May 25. At around 4:30 p.m., two adults and a child were ejected from the log-shaped car as the motor-operated cart approached the bottom of the water-slide. Officials reported the accident injured a...
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FDA Strengthens Warning About Dangers & Risks of Sleeping Pills

Sleep deprivation causes over 100,000 car accidents and over 1,500 deaths per year, but that’s not to say sleeping aids are the answer to getting a good night’s sleep. Getting enough hours of sleep can save lives, but taking sleeping pills to prevent fewer car accidents is still risking a life… your own. Sleeping aids have become a reliant part of everyday society. With the long works days, hours...
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3 People Ejected From Car in Norco Crash

Three people were ejected when the speeding car crashed in Norco on Friday, October 19. All four people in the vehicle were hospitalized and suffered serious injuries. Impairment is suspected as the cause of this single-vehicle crash in the area of 5 th Street and Broken Lance Drive. Preliminary results of the investigation showed that the car was speeding west on 5 th Street when it crashed into the...
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Airplane Crash Onto the 405 Freeway in Irvine

While airplane accidents happen everyday, nobody believes it will happen to them. However, as the Fourth of July holiday weekend was beginning, drivers on the 405 Freeway suddenly found themselves in the middle of what appeared to be a scene from a disaster movie. That’s when Friday morning drivers looked up to see a small twin-engine plane heading toward the freeway after losing power in its right engine. Despite...
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Echo Park Car Accident Leaves 2 Dead and 2 More Critically Injured

Two people were killed and two others critically injured on November 20th after being struck by a car in the Echo Park area. The silver Mustang struck a street light and a fire hydrant on Rosemont Avenue at Sunset Boulevard before hitting the pedestrians. The driver had to be extracted from his car. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Los Angeles Police Officers are still investigating...
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Coroner Accidentally Cremated Wrong Person With Similar Name

When we lose a loved one, we expect their remains to be handled with care and dignity. This was not the case of a 26-year-old man whose remains were mistakenly cremated by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. The remains were confused with those of another man with the same name. In these cases, the family members of the deceased may have certain legal rights. As such, you should...
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Tour Bus Crashes Into a Big Rig In Desert Hot Springs Leaving 13 Dead and More than 30 Injured

Buses are considered to be a safer mode of transportation because of their massive size. However, they are not invincible to accidents. Bus accidents can result in serious and even deadly injuries for the passengers on board. On Sunday, October 23, 2016, a USA Holiday tour bus was heading home from a casino near the Salton Sea. Many of the passengers had fallen asleep as the bus rumbled west...
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