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Bus Hits Couple in Redondo Beach; Man Killed, Woman Seriously Injured

Bus Hits Couple in Redondo Beach; Man Killed, Woman Seriously Injured

A Los Angeles Department of Transportation bus hit a couple walking near South Catalina Avenue and Avenue I in Redondo Beach, California, at around 6:30 p.m. on February 4. Authorities said the couple, in their 70s, was hit when they were crossing the 1700 block of South Catalina Avenue. The man was killed at the scene while the woman was [...]

Truck Driver Killed, School Bus Driver Injured in Merced County Road Crash

Truck Driver Killed, School Bus Driver Injured in Merced County Road Crash

A school bus collided head-on with a cattle truck at Highway 165 at Turner Avenue, near Hilmar, in Merced County, California, on the morning of January 22. The truck was travelling northwards when, for some reason, it veered off and entered into the path of the oncoming bus. The truck driver was killed in the crash. He was identified as [...]

Driver Had a Coughing Fit; Big Rig Overturned in California

Driver Had a Coughing Fit; Big Rig Overturned in California

A big rig overturned on westbound I-580, near Foothill Road in Pleasanton, California, at around 3:12 a.m. on January 8. California Highway Patrol authorities said the accident happened after the driver blacked out due to a coughing fit. The big rig was transporting 45,000 pounds of beer from Los Angeles at the time. The driver was shifted [...]

Dozens Injured after Tour Bus Collided with Two Big Rigs in southern California

Dozens Injured after Tour Bus Collided with Two Big Rigs in southern California

A tour bus collided with 2 big rigs at the eastbound 60 Freeway of 7th Avenue in Hacienda Heights, southern California, at around 9:42 a.m. on January 7. The accident happened when the bus, operated by Monterey Park-based Bus Limo Express, was taking 19 passengers to Pala Casino, San Diego County. The authorities said a big rig crashed into [...]

Tour Bus Overturned in Northern California; 1 Killed, 30 Injured

Tour Bus Overturned in Northern California; 1 Killed, 30 Injured

At around 7:40 a.m. on November 23, a tour bus veered off Interstate 5 in northern Shasta County, California. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Jeff Borgen, the vehicle was coming from Los Angeles, California and bound for Pasco, Washington when it rolled off Eagle Roost Road down an embankment, and ended up upside-down. A [...]

Metrolink Train Hit, Killed Pedestrian in Northridge, LA

Metrolink Train Hit, Killed Pedestrian in Northridge, LA

A Metrolink train hit and killed a pedestrian in Northridge, Los Angeles, California, at around 7:40 a.m. on November 20. The accident happened when the Metrolink train number 101 was en-route from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, to Moorpark in Ventura County, with 70 passengers aboard. The pedestrian was killed at the scene. He was [...]

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Metrolink Train in Rancho Cucamonga

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Metrolink Train in Rancho Cucamonga

Metrolink commuter train 314 hit and killed a pedestrian in Rancho Cucamonga, California, on November 17. Authorities said the accident happened at around 3:22 p.m. near Baker Avenue and Eighth Street, approximately 1.5 miles east of Upland Metrolink station. The train was en-route to San Bernardino at the time. The deceased is a male in his [...]

Teenage Girl Hit, Killed by Train in Rancho Cordova

Teenage Girl Hit, Killed by Train in Rancho Cordova

A light-rail train struck and killed a teenage girl near Folsom Boulevard and Coloma Road in Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County, California, at around 2:50 p.m. on November 13. Spokesperson for Regional Transit, Alane Masui confirmed that the eastbound train operator sounded the horn and warning lights were also switched on. According to the [...]

Fuel Truck Crashes into Unoccupied Aircraft at LAX

Fuel Truck Crashes into Unoccupied Aircraft at LAX

A fuel truck rammed into an American Airlines aircraft at Terminal 4 of the Los Angeles International Airport, California, on November 3. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Erik Scott said that the driver got trapped inside his truck after the crash which occurred at around 4:15 p.m. He was rescued and shifted to a hospital. The Boeing [...]

Space Tourism Rocket Explodes Over Mojave Desert

Space Tourism Rocket Explodes Over Mojave Desert

A Virgin Galactic's prototype passenger rocket blew apart over Mojave Desert, California, during a test flight on October 31. The SpaceShipTwo, designed for suborbital thrill ride into the space, exploded around 50 minutes after it departed from Mojave Air and Space Port and within few minutes after it was released at high altitude by a carrier [...]

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