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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors

    Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors
    Burbank police plan to turn over their investigation of a 91-year-old woman whose car struck and killed a popular photographer last month to prosecutors for review. The woman, Mary Beaumont, was questioned and released at the scene on May 22 after her...
  • Man who evaded police faces felony charges

    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office on Tuesday filed four felony charges against the man who led Burbank police and California Highway Patrol officers on a one-hour pursuit on multiple freeways through the San Fernando Valley Friday...
  • High-speed crash in Burbank sends two drivers to hospitals

    High-speed crash in Burbank sends two drivers to hospitals
    Two people, including the alleged driver of a stolen Infiniti, were transported to local hospitals Wednesday afternoon after their cars collided head on in Burbank, police said. The driver of the Infiniti, identified by police as 20-year-old Ian Mac...
  • Mailbag: Changing from the polluting norm

    It amazes me when I hear a few residents of Burbank whine about how they do not want to adopt change in their city ("Remove bike lanes from busy streets," June 12) because they don't want to be like other cities and like things the way they are. Things...
  • Sig Alert issued after big rig collision on Golden State (5) Freeway

    A Sig Alert caused by a collision involving a big rig and a white sports car on the Golden State (5) Freeway at the connector to the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale was cleared at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified

    Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified
    A 30-year-old Sylmar woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle into a car in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, identified by officials as...
  • Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale

    Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale
    A woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, described as a woman between 25 and 30 years old, at the...
  • Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway

    Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway
    A Sig Alert was cleared at 5:06 p.m. and all lanes were reopened on the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway following a four-car collision Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Three lanes were closed for nearly an hour on the...
  • Teen killed in rollover crash on 134 Freeway

    An 18-year-old Arcadia man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale on Tuesday night, authorities said. The man, identified by coroner’s officials as David James Echauri, was heading westbound on the...
  • Lanes blocked after fiery car crash on Glendale (2) Freeway

    [UPDATED 5:08 p.m.] A Sig Alert was issued after a fiery car accident on the Glendale (2) Freeway at Colorado Boulevard, causing a brief delay in traffic Thursday afternoon. The incident was first reported around 1:50 p.m. A woman, whose sedan had...
  • Motorcycle passenger who died in crash is identified

    Coroner's officials have identified the motorcycle passenger who, along with the motorcyclist, died in a crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway Monday night while they were being pursued by the California Highway Patrol. The female passenger was Suong Lam,...
  • Two die in motorcycle crash during CHP pursuit

    Two die in motorcycle crash during CHP pursuit
    Two people died in a motorcycle crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway Monday night while they were being chased by the California Highway Patrol, authorities said. The pursuit started on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway at Mountain Street just before...