At around 12:20pm, the rear tire of an SUV with several passengers malfunctioned, which caused the driver to lose control, strike the center guardrail, and flip upside-down into the opposing lanes. Of the people in the SUV, three died from the crash, including 2 women and 1 man, and three were injured. The 35-year-old woman and 21-year-old man that were injured were hospitalized with potentially serious injuries, and the 2-year-old girl that was injured was hospitalized with less serious injuries. We will update this accident as more information is released.
Details on the crash are limited, but it has been reported that shortly after 12:00pm, an SUV rolled over the median from the southbound lanes to the northbound lanes and at least two other vehicles were involved in the collision. Three people have been confirmed dead in the accident, and three others, including an infant, have been confirmed injured, though there may be more deaths and injuries that haven't been accounted for. Check back for updates.
At around 7:30 a.m. Friday, Martha Perez, 52, was struck and killed by a northbound driver along Alpha Road near Preston Road in Dallas. According to the victim's boyfriend, the victim lives on one side of the road and was picking up something from a store on the other side. When she did not return quickly, he went to find her and found her shoe and umbrella in the middle of the street. The driver fled the scene. We'll update this story as more informtion becomes available.
According to witnesses, up to 12 people, mostly children, were struck in the crash, which happened around 8 p.m. at Vincent Street and Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach when an alleged drunk driver ran a red light and drove into a group of people leaving a Christmas Pageant at St. James Catholic Church. Mary Wilson, 81, and Saeko Matsumura, 87, both of Torrance, were killed. The third person has yet to be identified. A female has been arrested for vehicular manslaughter and suspected felony DUI, according to Redondo Beach Police Department.
A vehicle containing two men and a 2-year-old girl was seen driving the wrong way in the northbound lane of Main Street before it failed to turn at the intersection and hit a building. All occupants of the vehicle were injured, though no injuries were life-threatening. Upon further investigation, drugs and a stolen firearm were found in the vehicle. Check back for updates.
Police confirmed a fatal wreck on I-59 at mile marker 221 early Wednesday morning between an 18-wheeler and a minivan near Fort Payne.
Sacramento Metro Fire was on the scene of a major crash Monday afternoon that injured seven people. Four people were taken to the nearby hospital. All are expected to survive. Two cars sustained major damage in the wreck. The California Highway Patrol is investigating as the area is cleaned up. The roadway was blocked at Douglas and Grant Line roads near Rancho Cordova.
A car containing Higgins as the driver and Johnson and three children as passengers was rear-ended by a Jeep driven by Logsdon. The impact sent Higgins' vehicle into the oncoming lane, killed Johnson and injured all other people involved. Logsdon has been listed in fair condition, but the conditions of the other victims is unknown.
A wrong-way driver, not yet identified publicly, crashed with another vehicle and died at the site on Interstate 82 near Granger Monday evening. All five occupants in the car that was struck and and a third car were taken to Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center. The extent of their injuries has not been reported. The crash was reported about 6:35 p.m. one mile west of Granger, when the driver of a Volkswagen Beetle was westbound in the eastbound lanes and crashed into an eastbound Toyota Corolla, which then crashed into an eastbound Honda Accord.