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18-Year-Old Allegedly Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

18-Year-Old Allegedly Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

An 18-year-old was pulled from a white BMW after a high-speed chase ended on Pacific Coast Highway Thursday night. The chase allegedly exceeded 100 mph.

The incident began around 8:30 p.m. when police tried to stop the white BMW 7-Series on the 5 Freeway near Indiana St, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The 18-year-old driver is an UV Irvine student from China. When the roadway was clear, an officer attempted a PIT maneuver on the BMW. Rather than spinning out, the car simply swerved. The driver quickly pulled over and surrendered.

The chase ended on Pacific Coast Highway near Lunita Rd. around 9:15 p.m. The police handcuffed the 18-year-old and two passengers and put them all into squad cars.

The driver said the BMW was a new car and he recently obtained his driver’s license in an interview with NBC Los Angeles. He said he did not understand why he was being chased and was afraid of the California Highway Patrol.

According to officials, the student followed most of the traffic laws during the high-speed chase. He may not be facing as many charges as he would had he disobeyed the traffic laws.

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Source: NBC Los Angeles


Tragic Accidents Plagued the State this Weekend

A woman is loaded into an air ambulance that l...

A woman is loaded into an air ambulance that landed on Ski Hill Rd. after a head-on crash near Lifford Rd. on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. She was flown to Toronto’s Sunnybrook hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries. Another woman was also airlifted to the same hospital with serious injuries. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In Southern California, two accidents occurred over the weekend that caused major distress for police officers and those involved. A Los Angeles crash produced one fatality and a San Diego collision left an injured child abandoned in a wrecked vehicle.

On Saturday afternoon in East Los Angeles, a crash occurred after police were led on a high-speed pursuit. A reckless driver in an SUV that may have been stolen sped away from the police after they attempted to pull him over. The chase lasted five minutes and concluded when the SUV crashed into a truck and another car.

The accident took place in El Sereno around the 5300 block of Poplar Boulevard. Paramedics arrived on the scene and immediately found one dead bystander.

Four others were injured from the accident, three men and one woman. One man was in critical condition, while the other three injured parties were reported to be in fair conditions.

The driver of the SUV tried to escape once more after exiting his wrecked vehicle, but officers caught up to him. He was arrested and suffered injuries from bites of a police dog.

The accident is still under investigation, but the driver will likely face criminal charges for both the status of the SUV and the results of the crash.

On Sunday evening in Old Town, San Diego, a vehicle collision occurred resulting with an injured child and a runaway driver. The accident was reported by witnesses who saw a truck dangling off of the edge of the Interstate 5 Southbound freeway.

California Highway Patrol rushed to the scene where they were told by witnesses that a man ran from the crash, despite there being an injured child in the backseat.

Officers found a two-year-old child strapped into the vehicle’s backseat as it hung off of the highway. The child’s condition is currently unknown; however, it was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital immediately.

The driver of the truck is suspected to be a Hispanic male in his 30s. He was seen wearing a white shirt, black shorts, and sandals. CHP is working hard to find the runaway and is currently investigating the registration information of the vehicle.

Accidents are incredibly unfortunate, no matter the situation. If you or someone you know was involved in an accident, whether it caused fatalities or included runaway drivers; contact a Los Angeles accident attorney today for assistance. Our lawyers will help you in finding medical attention and filing claims; and will ensure that you receive the highest possible compensation for the damages that you suffered, including punitive damages for instances of death.


Major Collision on the 405 Freeway

English: Santa Monica Freeway at the interchan...

English: Santa Monica Freeway at the interchange with Freeway 405, near Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A big rig and another vehicle crashed into each other today, creating a massive traffic jam for this morning’s commuters. Though no injuries were reported, the accident was certainly serious.

The big rig that was hit was carrying 700 gallons of fuel. When the second vehicle collided with the truck, the entirety of that fuel spilled over the freeway. The spill spread across two miles of highway and consequently blocked three lanes of traffic on the northbound 405.

The accident occurred in West Los Angeles, around Waterford Street and Sepulveda Boulevard in Brentwood. In addition to the lane blockage at Montana Street, the onramps of Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard were closed for hours after the accident.

Around 6:00 a.m. the collision occurred. The onramps and lanes were expected to be reopened fully at about 8:30 a.m. as stated by California Highway Patrol.

No injuries have been reported from the accident; however, traffic was hellish. It is important to be vigilant if you are found in situations like these as heavy traffic can create additional collisions.

Accidents are scary and inconvenient no matter how minor they are. Whether you or a passenger suffered major injuries or simply your car received a few dents, there are many steps that you must take to right each infraction. To ensure that you are completing each task correctly and receiving the best possible compensation, recruit a member of the Accident Attorneys’ Group. He/she will work with you to file claims, to find medical assistance and to receive appropriate repayment for the damages suffered.


Major Crash on 210 Freeway

The 210 Freeway in Pasadena, CA

The 210 Freeway in Pasadena, CA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This morning, your drive may have been severely halted if you take the 210 freeway to work. In the San Gabriel Valley, a big rig crashed and blocked lanes for both east- and westbound drivers.

The big rig carrying fruit overturned just before 5 a.m. The driver crashed through the center divider near Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia. It is unknown whether the driver or anyone else has suffered any injuries at this time.

The accident has blocked three of the westbound lanes and two eastbound lanes and is expected to be fully cleared around 9:15. California Highway Patrol is on the scene, working as quickly as it can to clear the highway and reopen the lanes.

Traffic is also heavy on the westbound 605 freeway due to the accident.

Los Angeles traffic is always frustrating, but this morning it became much worse for commuters. The closed lanes have caused an intense backup for anyone driving on the two freeways and hopefully CHP will be able to remove the truck by its estimated time, if not sooner.

Major accidents like this are not uncommon. Whether it is a 35,000 pound big rig or your own personal car, vehicle crashes can occur at anytime and the outcomes are never certain. If you or someone you know has been in an accident and is unsure about what to do next, contact an injury attorney today to find out more information.


Solo Car Accident

Car accidents can forever change your live, especially if it resulted in a fatality.

Sgt. Del Gray with the Crescent City California Highway Patrol confirmed that the female driver involved in the solo vehicle accident on State Route 199 has been transported to Sutter Coast Hospital with major injuries. Gray was unable to confirm what caused the accident, but said the woman was driving a 2000 Subaru Outback when she crashed.

2000-2004 Subaru Outback photographed in Colle...

2000-2004 Subaru Outback photographed in College Park, Maryland, USA. Category:Subaru Outback II (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Parents Vent Following Hemet Crash

High school students don’t always make the best drivers. There’s a reason why many parents want their children to wait until they’re over 18 to drive.

Six months after a Hemet High student plowed through a crowd of pedestrians near campus, seriously injuring eight students, many expressed disappointment and frustration he would not be charged.

English: A California Highway Patrol unit on t...

English: A California Highway Patrol unit on the scene of a car accident on Interstate 280 near Menlo Park. Photographed on October 19, 2005 by user Coolcaesar. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Freeways Reopen Following Massive Truck Accidents

Early yesterday morning, nine big rigs collided in two crashes in the tunnels on the truck bypass route in the Newhall Pass. The collisions, tentatively blamed on speeding over what could have been wet roads, occurred on the southbound Golden State Freeway at the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway, with the first reported incident occurring at 3:07 a.m.

While there were minor injuries reported, no one was killed in these incidents.

Interstate 5 shield

Interstate 5 shield (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Serious Truck Accident At Newhall Pass

Vehicle accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. They can involve cars, motorcycles and trucks. Early this morning, two catastrophic, multi-vehicle accidents occurred at the 5 and 14 freeways near the Newhall Pass. Thankfully, no one was killed.

Nine big rigs collided today in two crashes in the tunnels on the truck bypass route in the Newhall Pass, and one driver was hospitalized after being trapped in the wreckage for more than two hours.

Deutsch: Newhall Pass Interchange

Deutsch: Newhall Pass Interchange (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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One Injured in Freeway Shooting


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In the middle of the night, before early morning commuters crowded the freeway, an eerie accident occurred on one Californian freeway. A shooting took place on the Santa Monica 10 Freeway, injuring one passenger in the car. The personal injury, pain, and suffering caused must have resulted in so much distress for the victim of the crime.

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Motorcyclist Injured on the 101

Motorcycle show

 (Photo credit: dojomojomofo)

Motorcycle riders can receive serious personal injuries when they are involved in roadway accidents. It is important for motorcyclists to be careful when they are on freeways or side streets because of all the potential harm that can come their way. On Tuesday evening, August 14, one man was injured while riding his motorcycle in Novato.

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