One-Car Crash Kills Lake Forest Man, Injures Passenger

A 22-year-old Lake Forest man died after losing control of his Mitsubishi Lancer on a curving off ramp and hitting a utility pole, according to a news report. Xai Lor was pronounced dead at the scene and his 20-year-old passenger was transported to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.  Authorities say that Lor…

Man Killed on Freeway After Leaving Disabled Car

A man who was in the process of leaving his disabled vehicle on the northbound 57 freeway was struck and killed by another vehicle, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol said that Lamont Palmer, 38, of Los Angeles, was attempting to exit his disabled car that was stuck in the slow lane…

Driver, One Passenger Injured in Anaheim SUV Rollover

The California Highway Patrol reported that the driver of a Honda CR-V SUV fell asleep at the wheel on the eastbound 91, struck a guardrail and flipped the SUV several times, injuring himself and a passenger, according to a news report. The CHP said that the driver told officers he had fallen asleep before his…

10 People Injured in Multi-Vehicle San Clemente Car Accident

Ten people were injured on the northbound I-5 in San Clemente after an inattentive driver crashed into the back of another vehicle, setting off a multi-car chain reaction crash, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol said that they believe the crash was caused by the inattention of the driver of a Dodge…

Hit-and-Run Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident Injures One

The driver of a pick-up truck has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run Huntington Beach pedestrian accident that sent one person to the hospital in critical condition, according to a news report. Huntington Beach police say that the pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Chrysler Drive, and is hospitalized in…

Two Teens Critically Injured in Irvine Car Accident; Driver Suspected of DUI

A 14-year-old high school cheerleader is on life support and her 15-year-old friend is in critical condition following an Irvine car crash caused by a driver suspected of DUI, according to a news report. Ashton Sweet, a Northwood High School cheerleader, suffered an irreversible brain injury and is on life support while her organs are…

Orange County Chef Killed in Car Accident

Orange County chef Eric Doran, 36, co-owner of Eat Chow in Costa Mesa, was killed and his wife was seriously injured in a Ventura County car accident, according to a news report. The California Highway Patrol said that Doran and his wife, Kat, were driving his vintage Model-A T-Box Roadster to a car show in…

Driver Flees After Rear-Ending Big-Rig

The driver of a Honda Civic who rear-ended a big-rig and hit a Chevrolet Malibu in an adjacent lane of Orangethorpe Avenue in Fullerton fled the accident after extracting himself from his overturned vehicle, according to a news report. Fullerton police say that the man driving the Honda was found at a local business and…