Three Injured in Corona Hit-and-Run Accident

Three women were injured in a Corona hit-and-run accident where one driver was suspected of DUI and texting while driving, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol reported that Teresa Lynn Hyde, 27, of Newport Beach was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and felony hit-and-run after she allegedly side-swiped another vehicle while…

Sleepy Drivers Found to be as Dangerous as Drunken Drivers

A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that drivers who were either drunk or sleepy were at least twice as likely to cause a car accident compared with sober, well-rested drivers. The study was conducted in France and looked at 679 drivers admitted to a hospital in southwest France because of…

Security Guard Involved in Laguna Woods Pedestrian Fatality

A security guard for Laguna Woods Village has been identified as the driver responsible for a pedestrian fatality there, according to a news report. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department said that Craig Vann, 45, of Los Angeles, was killed when he was crossing Moulton Parkway near El Toro Road on August 8.  Investigators said they…

Lake Forest Woman Killed in Head-On Collision with Big-Rig

A 52-year-old Lake Forest woman was killed when her car was involved in a head-on collision with a big-rig, according to a news report. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators said they believe Joy Kelly was driving her Mercedes SUV east in the westbound lanes of El Toro Road in Lake Forest when she hit…

Man Killed in Laguna Hills Pedestrian Accident

A man has been killed while crossing a street in a Laguna Hills pedestrian accident, according to a news report. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department reported that deputies responded to a call about a small truck striking a pedestrian at El Toro Road and Moulton Parkway in Laguna Hills.  Investigators said the unidentified pedestrian was…

Long Beach Man Killed in Sunset Beach Bicycle Accident

A 52-year-old Long Beach man was killed by a suspected drunk driver while he was riding his bicycle in Sunset Beach, according to a news report. Huntington Beach police said that Kenneth Prevatte was struck and killed while riding his bicycle on Pacific Coast Highway in Sunset Beach.  Police investigators believe that the driver who…