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…

Driver in Fatal Anaheim Car Crash Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

A 23-year-old Pomona man has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in connection with an Anaheim wrong-way crash that killed a Buena Park woman, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol reported that Ruben Gurrola was driving on the wrong side of the 91 freeway when he crashed head-on into a Toyota Camry,…

Balboa Island Woman Killed in Suspected Garden Grove DUI Crash

A 53-year-old Balboa Island woman was killed by a suspected drunk driver in a three-car crash on the 22 freeway in Garden Grove, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol said that Aida Gonzalez had stopped her Toyota Camry on the inside shoulder of the divider between the eastbound 22 and southbound I-405…