Fatal DUI in Santa Ana

DUI Suspected in Fatal Santa Ana Crash That Killed Driver Wendy Rosas and Injured Two Passengers

The driver involved in a tragic Santa Ana crash died while her two passengers were hospitalized early Sunday, Aug. 22. Police suspect alcohol was a factor in the deadly crash. Police found “numerous containers of alcohol” inside a Ford Edge that was speeding eastbound before slamming into the back of a Toyota Sequoia at the…

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Huntington Beach

Stefano Albano Tragically Killed in Motorcycle Crash, Becky Merrifield Ettinger Charged with DUI

Motorcyclist Stefano Albano of Corona was tragically killed on August 7 following a crash with a vehicle driven by Becky Merrifield Ettinger of Huntington Beach who was later charged with DUI. The fatal motorcycle accident occurred on LagunaCanyon Road just past Laguna College of Art and Design. First responders arrived within minutes of the accident and pronounced the…

Fatal DUI in Santa Ana

Vanessa Ramirez Killed, Jim Rosado Charged with Murder and DUI Following Irvine Car Crash

Early Sunday morning, Vanessa Ramirez, was killed, and Jim Rosado was arrested after a DUI crash on the 5 Freeway in Irvine. The fatal car accident occurred around 5:30 a.m., on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway near Yale Avenue. According to police, several vehicles collided on the northbound lanes. The California Highway Patrol arrived at the scene of…

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Huntington Beach

Chanel Garcia Killed in Huntington Beach Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclist Chanel Garcia was injured in an accident in Huntington Beach last week, died in a hospital on Friday, June 4. Police report that Garcia was riding a motorcycle south on Beach Boulevard, on the evening of May 31 when she was seriously injured in a crash with an SUV. Christopher Johnston, 26, of Costa Mesa,…

Fatal DUI in Santa Ana

19-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed By DUI Suspect Sitani Pimoni in Orange

A 19-year-old pedestrian was tragically struck and killed while walking in a crosswalk in Orange Wednesday night, May 19. According to police, the driver, Sitani Pimoni, (39), was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Pimoni stopped after the crash, at Tustin Street and Heim Avenue, but was determined to be impaired. A witness told police Pimoni,…

Fatal DUI in Santa Ana

Jose Gelacio Carreravasquez Arrested On Suspicion of DUI and Evading Arrest

Police abandoned pursuit of Jose Gelacio Carreravasquez who fled a traffic stop in Orange one minute before he crashed into another vehicle in Santa Ana on Saturday, April 24. Carreravasquez, in a white Nissan pickup truck, is reported to have taken off when police attempted to stop his vehicle near East Katella Avenue and Wanda Road…