Three Marines Killed in San Clemente DUI Crash

Three U.S. Marines from Camp Pendleton were killed in a one-car crash in San Clemente and the driver, another Camp Pendleton Marine, is suspected of DUI, according to a news report. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department said that the four Marines were in a Dodge Stratus traveling north on Golden Lantern Street when the driver…

Aspiring Model Killed in Seal Beach Pedestrian Accident

Holly Barish-Sablich, a 22-year-old Cal State Long Beach journalism major and aspiring model, was killed while attempting to cross Pacific Coast Highway in Seal Beach, according to a news report. Seal Beach police said that Barish-Sablich was crossing an uncontrolled intersection of Pacific Coast Highway just north of Anderson Street when she was struck and…

Fundraiser Set for San Clemente Big-Rig Crash Injury Victim

Kevyn Menges, a 23-year-old San Clemente woman who was critically injured when a big-rig crashed into a Volvo SUV she was riding in, remains in critical but stable condition at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo.  Her friends have organized a fundraiser for the Menges family, according to a news report. The Kevyn Menges fundraiser is…

Woman Critically Injured After Being Hit While Waiting for Bus

A 48-year-old woman waiting at a Westminster bus stop was critically injured when a stolen Lexus SUV jumped a sidewalk and struck a pole next to where she was standing, according to a news report. Westminster police said that Charita Zamora, of Westminster, was found lying next to the bus bench when officers responded to…

Man Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

An unidentified man was struck and killed by a van in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, according to a news report. Santa Ana police said that the fatal pedestrian accident occurred in the 1600 block of First Street when a van traveling eastbound struck a man who was crossing the street.  The pedestrian was pronounced…

Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Driver Mows Down Girl on Bicycle in Crosswalk

A 13-year-old girl is recovering from critical injuries she sustained after a small car hit her while she was riding her bicycle in a crosswalk in Santa Ana, according to a news report. Santa Ana police are searching for the driver of what has only been described as a small car that hit and critically…

Orange County Big-Rig Crash On I-5 Off-Ramp Leaves Four Injured

An Orange County big-rig crash that occurred on an I-5 freeway off-ramp in San Clemente has sent four people to local hospitals, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol reported that the driver of a big-rig — Gerald Pesicka, 61, of Frazee, Montana — exited southbound I-5 at Avenida Pico and apparently ran…

Man Killed in Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident

A 55-year-old man was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident after he was hit by two separate vehicles while trying to cross the street, according to a news report. Santa Ana police said that Jose Javier Diaz was crossing in the 400 block of Broadway just south of Chestnut Avenue when he was struck…