Tag Archives: Hit and Run

Pedestrian Dies in Lake Forest Hit and Run Collision

Late Monday night, September 24th, Oscar Martinez, 33, was fatally struck in a hit and run collision in Lake Forest. Witnesses reported seeing Mr. Martinez lying in the street and suffering from a head wound near the intersection of Ridge Route Drive and Rockfield Boulevard at approximately 10:30 p.m. Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies and paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene, but Mr. Martinez was pronounced dead at...
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Hit and Run Leaves Orange County Cyclist with Possible Brain Injury

An Orange County bicyclist underwent treatment at a local hospital for head injuries after an August 28 hit and run accident. The Orange County Register reported that the accident happened near the corner of Seal Beach Boulevard and Bradbury Road, in the area around the Rossmoor Shopping Center. At the time of the report, the victim, a male in his mid-20s, was still under evaluation for trauma to the...
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Orange County Firefighter Suffers Catastrophic Injuries in Hit-and-Run

An off-duty Orange County firefighter who suffered injuries described as “near catastrophic” when he was struck and nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver last December, has filed suit against Laguna Beach. On Dec. 5, 2009, the 38-year-old firefighter and paramedic was crossing South Coast Highway at Brooks Street in a marked crosswalk when a vehicle struck him and fled the scene. The force of the impact threw the man...
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Police Seek Hit-and-Run Driver in Fatal Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident

Southern California Public Radio reports that law enforcement authorities are looking for the driver of a van who struck and killed a motorcycle rider in South Los Angeles. Emergency response personnel pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene of the accident. A representative for the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division said that the Los Angeles motorcycle accident occurred at 8:48 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the intersection...
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