Three-Vehicle Accident Ends With Taxi Passenger Dead and Two Others Injured

Friday evening police and paramedic’s responded to a hit-and-run accident that left one person dead and two others injured.  That accident occurred in San Bernardino around 10:00 p.m. when a Ford Crown Victoria taxi stopped at a red light at the intersection of Del Rosa Avenue and Highland Avenue was suddenly rear-ended by a Chevrolet Suburban traveling at high rate of speed.

The impact forced the two vehicles into to the intersection where they collided with a Honda Civic. San Bernardino authorities identified the driver of the Honda as 25-year-old Gloria Alva. She sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene of the accident.  Police stated that a male and female occupying the Suburban fled the scene of the accident and now remain at large.

The driver of the taxi was transported to St. Bernardine Medical Center for moderate injuries, he was identified as 56-year-old David Zuniga. Unfortunately, his passenger was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.  Police Identified the man as 41-year-old Cesar Figueroa of San Bernardino.

If you witness or are ever involved in a car accident, it is vital that you contact the authorities immediately. If you feel that the other party was negligent or at fault, contact the San Bernadino injury attorneys at Guldjian Law today.

Three Injured After Car Lands On Top Of Two Cars In Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa Police Department arrest a 39-year-old man on suspicion of DUI after he crashed-landed his vehicle on top of two other motorists.  The accident took place around 3:00 p.m. when the 39-year-old driver, Matthew Farnsworth of Calabasas, was swerving southbound through  Harbor Boulevard lanes in a Infiniti M35 when he hit the median and landed on a Toyota Tundra and a Hyundai Elantra which were both traveling northbound. Harbor Boulevard at Baker Street closed off the northbound lanes for a duration of several hours.

Costa Mesa Firefighters we able to free 39-year-old Farnsworth who was trapped inside of his Infiniti.  He was transported to Orange County Global Medical Center where he was treated for severe lacerations to his head. The 44-year-old Costa Mesa man driving the Toyota Tundra was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange for wrist injuries acquired from the accident. The 36-year-old Huntington Beach woman driving that Hyundai was taken to Orange County Global Medical Center, but the condition of her injuries are unknown.

Car accidents have become more and more frequent in the Southern California area over the years. Car accidents don’t just affect those involved, but families and loved ones as well. If you have been injured in a Costa Mesa car accident and wanna learn more on what you can do? Visit our website to view more on how our dedicated injury attorneys can help you today.

 

Passenger Attempts To Over-Power Driver Of Greyhound Bus, Resulting In Accident On 10 Freeway

Six people are now injured after a Greyhound bus was forced off the 10 Freeway into a ditch Sunday Afternoon.  According to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Grady Stevens, a male passenger, ran up to the driver and yanked the wheel, sending the bus off the road. The twenty-passenger aboard were able to kick windows open and assist one another off the Greyhound bus.

After the accident had taken place and everything came to a final stop, the male passenger kicked out the front windshield and fled on foot through a Home Depot and an L.A. Fitness parking lot. San Bernardino Police discovered the male in his 20’s some distance away from the accident, resting in a Olive Garden parking lot.  Authorities stated the he had sustained extensive lacerations to his forearm and other minor injuries. Sgt. Grady Stevens reported that he was transported to a medical center to be treated and remianed under arrest.

Most would consider the passengers aboard the Greyhound bus to be very fortunate with only a few sustaining minor injuries that day. It’s vital that you contact an accident attorney if you have been involved in a San Bernardino accident.  With the help of our dedicated attorneys at Guldjian Law, you can ensure that your accident with be handled in the utmost profession so that you receive the best possible outcome for you and your family.

Banner-Towing Plane Crashes Into Carlsbad Beach

Around 3:00 p.m., beach goers in Carlsbad were enjoying their day suddenly started to run in horror after a small plane lost control and started falling from the sky directly toward the beach. The single-engine Piper PA18 banner-towing plane had lost engine power and started to free-fall from the sky stated CHP officials and FAA Pacific Division Public Affairs Manager Ian Gregor.

The 23-year-old pilot was the only soul aboard the plan and was completely safe and uninjured. The plane was overturned and partially buried in the sand, CHP officials reported that a young boy was injured by falling debris or clipped by the plane and was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital.

The owner of the plane Jim Oakley stated that the pilot has 700 hours of training and is registered to Air Ads Inc. “This airplane, I inspected no more than last week,” said Jim Oakley, the plane’s owner. “Changed the oil. Everything was perfect, flew yesterday, everything was fine.”

So far no other injuries have been reported officials say.  Investigators and cleanup crews worked on the crash site to grasp a better understanding of what caused the plane’s engine to fail. If you have been injured in a motor-vehicle accident in the San Diego area, contact the dedicated attorneys at Guldjian Law today. To learn more on how out attorney’s can help you, click here.