According to a California Highway Patrol representative, a motorcyclist died after a logging truck overturned and spilled its contents on August 5. The accident occurred at about 11:40 a.m. near Trinity Lake as a truck drove through a curve while traveling south on Highway 3.
A motorcyclist died after that person's bike struck a fuel truck on Clinton Avenue around 9:30 a.m. on July 25. The impact was strong enough to shatter the motorcycle into several hundred pieces according to a sergeant with local police. The roadway was shut down from Fine to Chestnut avenues after the crash.
According to police, an out-of-control car crashed into a bus stop in San Fernando Valley and struck two pedestrians, killing one of them. The June 17 accident reportedly took place on North Sepulveda Boulevard in North Hills at approximately 10:40 a.m.
A Los Angeles Police Department officer was fatally injured on March 7, 2014 after the patrol vehicle he was in was struck by a dump truck. The truck driver and another police officer were said to have been in critical condition as a result of the crash.
The city of Los Angeles has been named in a complaint concerning the death of a 32-year-old woman last year on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. The woman was killed when an individual drove his car into a crowd of people on the boardwalk. More than a dozen other people were injured as a result of this incident.
A taxi has been involved in a deadly crash. Fatal motor vehicle accidents are unfortunately a common occurrence on our California roadways. The accident has killed one person and left two people injured.
Los Angeles has a reputation for many things, including celebrities and entertainment culture. Unfortunately, the city also has a reputation for hit-and-run crashes; and the problem only seems to be getting worse.