Pedestrian killed by driver in Downtown LA

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 19, 2022) - A person was killed on Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles after being struck by what appeared to be an SUV according to KTLA 5. The accident was reported around 9:48 p.m. around the 300 block of South Figueroa Street according to officer…

Todd Leopold confesses to accident that killed 18-year-old Anthony Williams

PLACER COUNTY, CA (May 19, 2022) - Todd Leopold, Placer County's executive officer, confessed on May 13 that he was the one responsible for the March 19 crash that killed Anthony Williams as reported by SFGate. The accident occurred in Rocklin on Lonetree Boulevard and Adams Drive near the Blue…

Hailey Smither of Castaic killed in 5 freeway crash with big rig

CASTAIC, CA (May 12, 2022) - Hailey Smither, 28, was identified as the pedestrian killed on the 5 freeway when she was struck by a big rig. The accident occurred around 2:20 a.m. near Lake Hughes Road on the northbound side of the 5 according to the California Highway Patrol. …

Encinitas man killed while crossing street to pick flower

ENCINITAS, CA (May 10, 2022) - An Encinitas man who crossed a street to pick a flower was struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle, according to California sheriff’s officials.  The accident occurred on Sunday, May 8 at around 4:00 p.m. on Piraeus Street near Normandy Road.  San Diego County…

Gina Rebecca Castaneda killed in accident involving semi-truck

BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 10, 2022) - Gina Rebecca Castaneda was killed in an accident in Bakersfield after being hit by a semi-truck.  Emergency response was called to the scene at the intersection of Niles Street and Fairfax Road around 8:30 p.m. Eyewitnesses say that Castaneda, who frequented the area, was…

Jogger killed in hit-and-run near Pico-Union

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 6, 2022) - An unidentified man was killed in a hit-and-run when he was struck by a driver in a white sedan and sent flying into a bus.  LAPD said around 10:10 p.m. Thursday night, a man was hit by a white sedan on Vermont Avenue…

Kevin Torres-Valencia arrested after killing pedestrian in hit-and-run accident

TORRANCE, CA (May 13, 2022) - Kevin Torres-Valencia, 20, was identified and arrested as the suspect who might have killed a woman in a hit-and-run accident, according to the Torrance Police Department. The accident occurred around 1 a.m. on Wednesday near Pacific Coast Highway and Calle Mayor. Local police received…

Hector Castro Hirales killed by hit-and-run driver in South Los Angeles

SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CA (May 13, 2022) - Video surfaced online of Hector Castro Hirales, a 75-year-old man, being struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on April 27.  Around 9:15 p.m. on Trinity Street and 41st Place, a small silver SUV turned left into Hirales as he was crossing…

Harbor Gateway hit-and-run leaves woman dead

HARBOR GATEWAY, CA (May 12, 2022) - Police are looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run collision that killed one woman. The 30-year-old woman, who remains unidentified, was walking northbound on Carson Avenue near Denker Street when she was struck by a driver who might have been in a white…

Salinas woman crossing street killed by 18-year-old driver

SALINAS, CA (May 13, 2022) - A woman crossing the street was killed on Wednesday night after an 18-year-old driver crashed into her on North Main Street and Chaparral Street. According to Salinas Police, the accident occurred around 10:00 p.m. when the 67-year-old woman crossed the street eastbound on North…