Huntington Beach Woman Killed by Car While Walking Dog

A 28-year-old Huntington Beach woman was out walking her dog with her boyfriend when she was struck by a car and killed, according to a news report. Amelia Shields, a part-time waitress at Danny K’s Billiards and Sports Bar, was crossing the street at Chapman Ave. and Citrus in Orange with her boyfriend and dog…

Woman Arrested for DUI in Fatal Newport Beach Bicycle Accident

A 22-year-old Newport Coast woman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in connection with a fatal bicycle accident that killed a 41-year-old man, according to a news report. Danae Marie Miller was taken into custody on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated after her Volkswagen Jetta struck and killed Amine Britel, who was…

Popular Fullerton Teacher Dies From Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Jeff Rupp, a popular 58-year-old social studies teacher at Fullerton Union High School, has died of injuries he sustained after his motorcycle collided with a car last month. According to a police report, Rupp was riding his motorcycle north on Euclid Avenue when the driver of a Hyundai sedan traveling south turned in front of…

Laguna Niguel Woman Killed While Aiding Stray Dog

A Laguna Niguel woman who was killed after a traffic accident sent a car careening toward her while she was aiding a stray dog on the sidewalk is being mourned as a community leader and caring mother. Mara Steves, 48, was taking a walk with her son when she saw a dog trapped in traffic…

Driver Narrowly Escapes When Car Catches Fire on 91 Freeway

The driver of a silver Mazda Miata narrowly escaped serious harm when his car caught fire while he was driving on the westbound 91 freeway, according to a news report. Another motorist, Chuck Terry, alerted the driver, Gilbert Xiong of Lake Elsinore, that his car had caught fire.  Terry said he noticed flames coming from…

Foothill Ranch Man Dies in Two-Car Crash Where One Driver Ran Red Light

A 51-year-old Foothill Ranch man has died following a two-car collision caused by one of the drivers running a red light, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Gregg Wiles was killed when the Chrysler sedan he was driving collided with a Nissan Altima on Portola Parkway and Pauling in Lake Forest.  He was pronounced…

Fullerton High School Teacher Seriously Hurt in Motorcycle Accident

A 58-year-old Fullerton Union High School government and philosophy teacher is in critical condition after being injured when his motorcycle struck a car that had turned left in front of him. According to a news report, Jeff Rupp was riding his Harley north on Euclid Street when a sedan traveling south on Euclid made a…

Two Buena Park Teens Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Van

Two 15-year-old boys were seriously injured while walking home from school after a driver in a van ran up onto a sidewalk and struck them, running over one boy and trapping the other under the vehicle. Buena Park police said that Gilbert Armando Gonzales, 53, was driving his van south on Beach Boulevard when he…

Driver in Newport Beach 10-Car Pileup Going 90 MPH

Julie Allen, the driver who caused a 10-car pileup on the Pacific Coast Highway after her car crossed the center divider and plowed into nine other cars, was going more than 90 mph and police are investigating whether or not she was taking prescription drugs at the time of the crash. According to a news…