October 7, 2016

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Pedestrian Accident Rates Plummet at Busy Hollywood Intersection

Los Angeles has one of the worst reputations for pedestrian safety and hit-and-run accidents, averaging about 200 traffic fatalities each year. Of the many busy intersections in the city, perhaps none is more notorious for pedestrian hazards than the iconic crossing of Hollywood and Highland – which attracts thousands of tourists annually. Just last year,…

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September 29, 2016

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Deadly Motorcycle-Car Collision in Irwindale

Officers from the Irwindale Police Department have confirmed that two men lost their lives in a horrific collision early Sunday morning, September 25th, 2016. The crash occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. in the 14900 block of Los Angeles Street in Irwindale. It is thought the motorcycle was traveling eastbound when it struck a white Toyota…

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September 28, 2016

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Pokémon Go Responsible for Traffic Accidents, Deaths

The popular game Pokémon Go has been responsible for a jump in distracted driving–related accidents. Pokémon, a game in which avatars vie to catch the animated character, is an extremely popular game. Researchers who examined social media to see whether drivers and passengers were playing Pokémon found that a number of drivers — 18% — continued…

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September 10, 2016

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Elderly Driver Injures 9 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

Last Saturday, at least nine concertgoers at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre were injured when an elderly driver caused a chain-reaction crash outside the venue’s parking area. Hundreds had gathered for a Pacific Symphony concert under the stars when an 81-year-old man, who was driving in the ampitheatre parking lot, inexplicably plowed into a fence, causing…

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September 1, 2016

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High Profile Figure Latest in Defective Airbag Related Death

A model and the former girlfriend of Suicide Squad star Scott Eastwood has become one of the latest fatalities involving defective airbags. Those airbags have resulted in the largest recall in U.S. automotive history, with around 8.5 million vehicles and 12.2 airbag inflators involved in the action. At this time, auto manufacturer Honda has confirmed…

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August 4, 2016

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Fiery 405 Crash Near LAX Claims 3 Lives

Three people died and one was critically injured in a fiery crash last Saturday near the LAX international airport. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on the Century Boulevard connector of the 405 Freeway, just before 8 am. Police say the vehicle swerved off the highway, careened on an embankment before hitting…

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July 27, 2016

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Mother and Child Die in Rollover Crash on 605 South

Car accident scenes are often mysterious at first glance. On July 22 at 7:30 a.m., a mother and her three young children traveling in a Pontiac Grand Am veered off the 605 South in Bassett, flipped over, and struck a tree. The 30-year-old mother and the 7-year-old sitting in the backseat were instantly killed in…

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July 22, 2016

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Pokemon Go Leading to Car Crashes

A new driver distraction is in town and it is beginning to wreak some havoc on roadways across the country. Pokémon Go, a mobile game that allows player to catch virtual Pokémon characters in real-life surroundings, has taken much of the U.S. by storm. The game is not limited to the younger crowd, adults are…

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