Study Finds More Californians Driving Drugged Than Drunk

A study conducted over the summer by the California Office of Traffic Safety has found that more Californians are driving with drugs in their system than alcohol, according to a news report. The first-of-its-kind roadside survey was conducted over two weekends during the summer, when researchers waved over motorists and asked them to take a…

Man Killed in Garden Grove Bicycle Accident

An unidentified man has died after being involved in a Garden Grove bicycle accident, according to a news report. Garden Grove police said that the unidentified victim was riding his bicycle south on Euclid Street was apparently struck by a Honda CRV traveling in the same direction.  The bicyclist was wearing a yellow reflective vest…

Corona del Mar Man Killed in Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident

A 71-year-old Corona del Mar man crossing the street with another person was struck by a car and killed in a Newport Beach pedestrian accident, according to a news report. Newport Beach police said that Ghorbanali Norouzian and another unidentified pedestrian were crossing San Joaquin Hills Road between MacArthur Boulevard and San Miguel Road when…

Buena Park Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident

A 72-year-old Buena Park man has been killed in a pedestrian accident, according to a news report. Buena Park police said that Pascal Preston was struck and killed while attempting to cross Artesia Boulevard near Burnham Avenue.  Investigators believe that Preston was trying to cross Artesia when he was hit by an Acura that was…

Mission Viejo Car Crash Injures Five

Five people, including three children, have been injured in a four-car crash in Mission Viejo, according to a news report. The Orange County Fire Authority said that the four-car accident occurred at the intersection of Marguerite Parkway an Oso Parkway.  Two silver minivans were initially involved, then two other unknown vehicles also became involved in…

Crash on Westbound 22 Claims Life of Motorcyclist

An unidentified male motorcyclist has been killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the westbound 22 freeway, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol reported that the male rider of a Honda motorcycle was killed after being hit by a black limousine and a Ford F150 pickup truck on the west 22 freeway near…

Woman Dies of Injuries from I-405 Crash

An 89-year-old woman has died from injuries she sustained in a multi-vehicle crash on I-405, according to a news report. The Orange County Coroner’s Office said that Mary O’Neal of Sonora was injured in an accident involving at least two vehicles on the northbound I-405 at Beach Boulevard.  She was transported to UCI Medical Center…

Man Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

A 67-year-old man has been killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, according to a news report. The Orange County Coroner’s office identified the victim as Leopoldo Aguirre of Santa Ana.  Aguirre was hit by a Ford Taurus while he was walking on Raitt Street at Monta Vista and taken to UCI Medical Center in…

Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer Shares List of 10 Best Used Cars for Teens

A Forbes.com column earlier this year listed the 10 best used cars for teen drivers as ranked by CarInsurance.com, which developed the list by researching 2008 and 2009 model year vehicles that earned top ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, cost less than $15,000 and are inexpensive to maintain and insure. …

Santa Ana Man Killed in Westminster Car Crash

An 18-year-old Santa Ana man has been killed and seven other people were injured in a two-car collision in Westminster, according to a news report. Westminster police said that two cars collided at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Bolsa Avenue; the driver was thrown from one car and at least three people were trapped…