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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Three women struck, injured by vehicles in two recent incidents

    Three older women were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents this week, sending all of them to the hospital - one in grave condition. At around 8 p.m. Thursday, two women - one 59 years old and the other 73 - were struck by a car as they were...
  • News-Press Editorial: We must all share the road

    News-Press Editorial: We must all share the road
    Like one-two punches, the horrible news was reported: On Wednesday afternoon and then again on Thursday night, three Glendale pedestrians, all women, and two of them in their 70s, were the victims of hit-and-run accidents. As of this writing, one of those...
  • Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers

    Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers
    A police investigation into the identities of two hit-and-run drivers intensified Friday as the victims — three Glendale women — battled for their lives after they were struck down on city streets this week. Glendale police investigators...
  • Man wanted in woman's horrific death on 210 Freeway turns himself in to Glendale police

    Man wanted in woman's horrific death on 210 Freeway turns himself in to Glendale police
    A man suspected of driving a car on the 210 Freeway in Sylmar last week from which a female passenger fell and was killed has turned himself in to authorities. Ricardo “Rick” Jimenez, 26, turned himself in to the Glendale Police Department...
  • Glendale Police Department gets grant

    The Glendale Police Department has been awarded a $228,000 grant for specialized enforcement and education operations for a range of issues, including distracted driving, pedestrian safety and repeat offenders. The grant was one of 46 totaling $10.2...
  • Coroner's office identifies man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway

    Coroner's office identifies man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway
    The coroner’s office on Sunday identified the man who was struck twice and killed on the Ventura (134) Freeway early Saturday morning after he’s had exited his vehicle following an earlier crash. The driver was Ajene Pierre Mohr, 42, of...
  • Man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway

    Man struck, killed after crash on Ventura Freeway
    A driver who got out of his car following a crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale early Saturday morning died after being struck twice by oncoming traffic, according to California Highway Patrol investigators. The name of the driver, who was...
  • Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver

    Glendale raises reward ante to find Griffith Park hit-and-run driver
    The City Council on Tuesday begrudgingly approved a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the motorist who struck cyclist Damian Kevitt near Griffith Park, maiming him to the point where he lost part of his right leg....
  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in Glendale after high-speed pursuit

    Motorcyclist seriously injured in Glendale after high-speed pursuit
    A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday after he reportedly led police on a high-speed pursuit that ended when he lost control of the bike and crashed into a BMW, officials said. Adrian Sandoval Perez, 21, of Arleta suffered broken bones and internal...
  • Pair of cars crash into two separate Glendale buildings

    Two motorists crashed into buildings in two separate collisions Monday morning, police said. The first crash occurred about 8:24 a.m. at Everett and Colorado streets, police said. An eastbound driver reportedly failed to stop for a red light before...
  • 19-year-old Glendale driver charged in good Samaritan electrocution deaths

    19-year-old Glendale driver charged in good Samaritan electrocution deaths
    The 19-year-old driver in a Valley Village car crash that electrocuted two good Samaritans has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Friday. Aman Samsonian, 19, of Glendale,...
  • Couple arrested for allegedly lying about Glendale hit-and-run

    A couple was arrested Sunday after they allegedly lied about being carjacked to avoid being investigated for fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run collision, police said. Glendale police said Amarah Hernandez, 19, of San Clemente waited eight minutes before...