November 18, 2016

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Teenage Bicyclist Killed by Vehicle on Way to School

A 15-year-old was killed as he rode his bicycle to school in Pacoima on Tuesday morning. The teen was a 10th-grader at Vaughn Next Century Learning Center and the accident occurred just about a block from the school. The accident remains under investigation at this time and a cause of the crash has not yet…

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November 14, 2016

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E-Cig Explosion Risks Underscored in Viral Video

Individuals who use e-cigarette vaping devices are encouraged to watch a shocking video taken October 29 that recently went viral. The footage shows a French nightclub manager, Amine Britel, being engulfed in flames after his e-cig battery spontaneously exploded in his jacket pocket. Britel told authorities he believes the device’s hot battery touched some coins…

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November 12, 2016

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Pedestrian in Van Nuys Struck and Killed by Vehicle

A pedestrian outside a Van Nuys hospital was fatally struck by a vehicle in the wee hours of last Thursday morning, shortly after being released, report officials from the Los Angeles Police Department. According to Sgt. Rich Brunson of the L.A. Police, the incident itself happened at approximately 2 a.m., taking place on Vanowen Street,…

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November 10, 2016

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Leaves Infant in Critical Condition

On Saturday, a three car collision in Elysian Park left five people injured, including a four-month old. According to initial police reports, the accident took place on November 5th around 6:39 p.m. The occurred near Dodger Stadium just south of the 5 Freeway. Emergency fire crews were dispatched and rescued a number of people trapped in…

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November 7, 2016

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NHTSA Announces 30-Year Plan to End All Traffic Fatalities

An ambitious plan to put a halt to all traffic fatalities in the U.S. was announced on October 5, 2016 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Road to Zero Coalition initiative intends to use a multidisciplinary approach to eliminate fatalities, which includes improvements on road designs, using evolving technology, and increasing funding…

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November 4, 2016

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Woodland Hills Street Racing Sends Drivers to Hospital

During what may have been an illegal street race in Woodland Hills, several cars got into a violent accident. The accident took place near the Hale Charter Academy. The vehicles involved were a neon-green McLaren, an Audi and, police believe, a black Charger which looks to have fled the scene. The drivers of the cars…

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November 3, 2016

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Deadly Upland Crash Might Be Linked to Street Racing

A crash near Euclid Avenue and 8th Street on Wednesday, October 26 resulted in one fatality. Upland police lieutenant Alan Ansara confirmed that the crash was reported at about 4:30 p.m. and that, according to an eyewitness statement, another vehicle had been seen speeding down the street at the time of the incident. This has…

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