Monday, April 14, 2014


2 Freeway crash leaves four people injured in Glassell Park

GLASSELL PARK — A traffic collision on the southbound 2 Freeway near Fletcher Drive this afternoon has left four people injured, with three of them sustaining serious injury, according to preliminary information from the L.A. Fire Department. @LAFD said a fourth person suffered a minor injury ... Read More »

Vehicle flips over in front of Barlow Hospital

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ECHO PARK — At least one person required medical treatment this afternoon after a vehicle flipped over in front of Barlow Hospital. It’s not clear what caused the incident but the vehicle remained upside down in the 2000 block of Stadium Way at about 2 p.m. ... Read More »

LAFD responds to collision in Elysian Park

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A traffic collision this morning in the 2000 block of Stadium Way in Elysian Park left one person temporarily trapped in the wreckage. The collision took place before 7 a.m. but fire and paramedic vehicles were seen leaving the area by about 7:30 a.m., according to ... Read More »

Echo Park motorcycle crash victim dies


The motorcyclist who crashed on Thursday night while in an apparent street race through Echo Park has died, police said today. The victim, 20-year-old Jaime Aguilar of Los Angeles, died Saturday morning from his injuries, according to Detective Felix Padilla with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. ... Read More »

Motorcyclist injured after street race ends with crash in Echo Park*

A car and motorcycle that were racing down Sunset Boulevard at more than 60 miles per hour ended in a crash Thursday night in front of the Echo Park fire station, leaving the cyclist in critical condition. Police said the two vehicles were heading eastbound at ... Read More »

Man dies after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers in Silver Lake

Police are looking for two drivers in connection with the  fatal hit-and-run of a man who was struck twice as he crossed a Silver Lake street on Thursday night. The victim, described as a 45-year-old white male, was hit by one vehicle at about 10 p.m. ... Read More »

Toddler dies after being hit by grandfather’s van in Cypress Park*

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An 18-month-old girl was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by her grandfather’s van as he backed the vehicle down his driveway. CBS2 reports that the girl suffered major trauma after being struck by the van at about 1:50 p.m. in the  3500 block of Marmion ... Read More »

Five pedestrians injured in Highland Park collision

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Five pedestrians – including three children and a grandmother – were injured this morning after being struck by a vehicle near Yorkdale Elementary, according to preliminary reports from the Los Angeles Fire Department. The 52-year-old grandmother was in critical condition following the collision that took place ... Read More »

Man killed by Gold Line train


View Larger Map Gold Line rail service between  Highland Park and South Pasadena was disrupted early this evening after a man was struck and killed by a train as he stood on the tracks near Monterey Road and Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena. The  train operator ... Read More »

One dead in Glassell Park car crash


A 27-year-old man died after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle and overturned at the intersection of Verdugo Road and York Boulevard in Glassell Park intersection this afternoon, police said. Diego Frias died from his injuries at Huntington Memorial Hospital; His passenger, Misty ... Read More »