Friday, October 28, 2016


Vehicles collide in Elysian Park

Photo by Jennifer Deines

Four vehicles, including a Recreation & Parks Department truck, crashed on Stadium Way in Elysian Park this morning, according to Eastsider readers.   No one appeared to be hurt, said Jennifer Deines, who took photos of the scene. Damaged vehicles were spread across the traffic lanes ... Read More »

Female pedestrian killed in Cypress Park hit-and-run

Collision took place near San Fernando Road and Loosemore Street

CYPRESS PARK — A female pedestrian was killed early Thursday morning after she was struck by two vehicles on San Fernando Road north of Loosemore Street, the LAPD said.  The driver of the primary vehicle involved in the collision left the scene but the other motorist remained ... Read More »

Freight train hits woman in Cypress Park


CYPRESS PARK — A woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a freight train tonight, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. An eastbound Union Pacific train hit the female pedestrian in the 500 block of N. San Fernando Road near the Cypress ... Read More »

Silver Lake crash victim identified

silver lake crash memorial

SILVER LAKE — The motorcyclist who was killed Saturday in a collision on Sunset Boulevard was identified as 28-year-old Richard Dodds of Los Angeles, according to Kelli Blanchard, an investigator with the county coroner. Dodds and a passenger were riding westbound on Sunset at about noon when ... Read More »

Man dies after 2 Freeway crash in Glassell Park


GLASSELL PARK –– An early morning collision on the southbound 2 Freeway at San Fernando Road left one man dead and prompted the closure of traffic lanes for about three hours. The collision was reported shortly after 4 a.m. when the driver of a Toyota Corolla lost ... Read More »

Vehicle bursts into flame after Silver Lake crash


SILVER LAKE — One person was injured after a vehicle crashed and burst into flames early this morning near Glendale Boulevard and Baxter Street. A video of the fire posted on YouTube shows the vehicle in flames next to the playground of St. Teresa of Avila ... Read More »

Silver Lake gusher

silver lake fire hydrant at elsinore and coronado by eastsider reader 6-26-2016 2-58-38 PM.jpeg25

SILVER LAKE —  A fire hydrant was sheared off this afternoon during a traffic collision near Coronado and Montana streets, sending a gusher of water in the air, according to a Silver Lake resident who sent in photos. Officials had blocked off the street as they ... Read More »

Pickup truck crashes into Eagle Rock coffee shop

cindy street view

EAGLE ROCK -- The owners of Cindy's Coffee Shop said they plan to reopen as soon as possible after a pickup truck crashed into the Colorado Boulevard restaurant this weekend. The restaurant was closed at the time and no one was injured, but photos showed extensive damage to the front of the coffee shop. Read More »

Six injured in Highland Park crash


HIGHLAND PARK — A traffic collision near Figueroa Street and York Boulevard tonight left six people injured, with three of them in critical condition, the LAFD reported. The crash involving an unknown number of vehicles was reported at 9:17 p.m. No further details were available. Twitter ... Read More »