Orange County Teen Killed in Fall From Freeway Following Santa Ana Car Accident

A 24-year-old Highland woman has been charged with driving under the influence and causing a Santa Ana car crash that threw 18-year-old Cameron Cook of Ladera Ranch over a freeway guardrail and 50 feet to his death, according to a news report. Ashley Selina Bryan has been charged with three felony counts in connection with…

15-Year-Old Girl Seriously Injured in Orange Pedestrian Accident

A 15-year-old girl is in critical condition after becoming the victim of an Orange pedestrian accident, according to a news report. Orange police said that the unidentified girl was struck while crossing City Drive South by the driver of a Toyota Highlander, which was estimated to be going at least 35 mph at the time…

Woman Injured in Orange Pedestrian Accident

An unidentified female was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in an Orange pedestrian accident outside a 7 Eleven convenience store, according to a news report. Orange police said that a female driver was parking her red GMC Sierra pickup truck in front of a 7 Eleven…

Orange County Man Injured in Anaheim Car Accident

An Orange County man who was sitting in a police car after being pulled over on suspicion of DUI was injured after another alleged drunk driver crashed into the police car and at least three other vehicles during an Anaheim car accident, according to a news report. A Garden Grove police spokesman said officers had…

Two Orange County Motorcyclists Sentenced for Causing Fatal Car Crash

Two Orange County motorcyclists have each been sentenced to six years in prison in connection with a 2008 Lake Forest car accident that killed a 46-year-old husband and father, according to a news report. Blaise Aaron Meadows, 21, of Orange and Daniel Cody Burkett, 25, of Santa Ana pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter with gross…

San Juan Capistrano Woman Pleads Guilty in Fatal Bicycle Accident

A 30-year-old San Juan Capistrano woman has pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter in connection with a fatal Dana Point bicycle accident in 2007, according to a news report. Michelle Stearns had been accused of DUI on Oct. 15, 2007 when she lost control of her BMW and crashed into a curb, traffic signal, power…

Westminster Man Killed in Orange Country Motorcycle Accident

A 27-year-old Westminster man was killed in a Orange County motorcycle accident and a 24-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and gross vehicular manslaughter, according to a news report. Joey Ramos was riding his motorcycle when he was struck and killed by a pick-up truck driven by Tania Gallina of Los…

Orange County Woman Killed in Tustin Pedestrian Accident

A 74-year-old Orange County woman was killed in a Tustin pedestrian accident when she was struck by a car and dragged for almost a mile, according to a news report. Berna Martinez was hit by the driver of a Mercury Sable at the bottom of the I-5 freeway ramp while she was attempting to cross…

Riverside Woman Sentenced to Three Years in Bike Fatality

A 38-year-old Riverside woman who pleaded guilty to hit and run manslaughter in the death of an Irvine bicyclist has been sentenced to three years in prison, according to a news report. Patricia Ann Izquieta was driving under the influence of prescription drugs in December of 2009 when she hit 49-year-old Donald Murphy while he…

Distracted Driver Pleads Guilty in Pedestrian Fatality

A driver reaching for his laptop who rear-ended a truck, sending it into a crosswalk and killing a baby in a stroller, has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. According to a news report, Robert Anthony Casares, 50, of Huntington Beach received a sentence of three years of informal probation, and was ordered to perform…