Los Angeles Accident News

Judge dismisses suit against Porsche in crash that killed actor Paul Walker

The argument that a vehicle malfunction, and not excessive speed, led to the 2013 crash that claimed the life of “The Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker was dealt a blow when a judge dismissed one of three wrongful-death suits filed against Porsche, court records show. The suit was brought by Kristine Rodas, whose husband, Roger, was driving a Porsche Carrera GT when…




Uncle, nephew die and coworkers injured in ‘horrific’ Pasadena carpooling crash

An uncle and nephew who were killed when their Ford Mustang wrapped around a light pole in Pasadena on Wednesday were carpooling to work with coworkers, police said. Reynold Chilel-Ramirez, 23, was driving about 7 a.m. when the Mustang collided with a mid-sized SUV at Lake Avenue and Villa Street, then struck a light pole and split in half. Ramirez was rushed to the…


2 men killed, 3 others injured in ‘horrific’ crash in Pasadena

Two men were killed and three others were injured Wednesday after a Ford Mustang split in half when it struck a light pole during a traffic collision in Pasadena. The fatal collision at about 7 a.m. involved a Ford Mustang and a mid-sized SUV at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Villa Street, said Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman. The collision occurred just…



After fiery crash kills three, authorities offer $36,000 reward to find speeder

Authorities on Wednesday announced a $36,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a second motorist involved in a suspected street-racing crash that left three dead. The reward comes nearly a month after the multivehicle crash shut down the 5 Freeway in Commerce. The fiery collision occurred when one of the suspected street racers lost control of a car and slammed…


2 LAPD officers injured in downtown L.A. crash

Three people, including two Los Angeles police officers, were injured Tuesday evening in a traffic collision in downtown L.A., authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 9 p.m. in the 700 block of East 5th Street, said Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. A car driven by a civilian ran a stop sign at 5th Street and Stanford Avenue and…