Man Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident

A 90-year-old man has been killed after being struck by a car in an Irvine pedestrian accident, according to a news report. Irvine police said that Mohsen Mirfakhrale of Irvine was walking south on Monroe when he tried to cross the intersection at Trabuco Road.  He was hit by a 2005 Camry that was traveling…

Irvine Couple Victims of Fatal Pedestrian Crash

An Irvine couple walking through their neighborhood were killed by a 17-year-old driver whose car veered out of control and onto a sidewalk, according to a news report. Irvine police said that Rick and Sharon Crowell, ages 65 and 61 respectively, were walking near their Irvine home on Eastwood near the Venta Spur trail when…

Rancho Santa Margarita Man Killed in Mission Viejo Bicycle Accident

A 54-year-old Rancho Santa Margarita man has been killed in a Mission Viejo bicycle accident, according to a news report. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said that Eric Billings was riding his bicycle in the bike lane of Santa Margarita Parkway when he was hit by a 2003 Acura driven by Hast Fakhrai-Bayrooti, 39.  The…

The Most Common Deadly Mistakes Made by Teen Drivers

Researchers say that teen drivers do not think about risk the same way adults do, leading them to take bigger chances when they’re behind the wheel – leading one teen safety advocate to say “there’s no such thing” as a safe teen driver. A study by insurance company State Farm and the Children’s Hospital of…

Three Injured in Fountain Valley Crash

Three people have been injured after being involved in a five-vehicle crash on I-405 in Fountain Valley, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol said that the accident involved an overturned truck that blocked two lanes on the northbound I-405 at Euclid Street in Fountain Valley.  Two people with unspecified injuries were taken…