A woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a repeat DUI driver crashed his vehicle into a Costa Mesa home. The incident occurred early morning on January 29, 2014. The vehicle went into the home in the 1600 block of Myrtlewood Street about four feet and ended up lodged between two occupied bedrooms.
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Repeat DUI Driver Crashes into Costa Mesa Home
Fatal San Francisco Car Crash Sees Uber With Wrongful Death Lawsuit
A San Francisco wrongful death attorney takes on Uber for causing the death of a six year old girl who was hit by a Uber driven car in December, The case will be a landmark issue because its the first wrongful death lawsuit filed against the company, who is also from San Fransisco.
DUI collisions in California increase 75 Pct on Super Bowl Sunday
According to AAA of Southern California, DUI collisions in California increase 75 percent on Super Bowl Sunday compared to other Sundays in January and February. In Los Angeles County alone, alcohol-related crashes increase by 55 percent on Super Bowl Sunday, according to a 10-year analysis of injury and fatal crashes by AAA.
Dream Vacation Turns into Nightmare for Royal Caribbean Passengers
sickened passengers aboard the ship are expected to return to New Jersey after their cruise was cut short by the illnesses. The Explorer of the Sea cruise ship was three days into its 10-day voyage when hundreds of passengers started experiencing symptoms of a nasty stomach bug. Passengers, employees and even entertainers became violently ill causing some of the shows to be canceled. The illness began spreading so quickly and aggressively that members of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) were dispatched to the ship in Hazmat suits.
Feds Probe Toyota Camry Hybrid Sedans for Brake Failure Issues
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into intermittent brake failure in the 2007 and 2008 Toyota Camry hybrid sedan.
California Nursing Homes Reduce Use of Anti Psychotic Drugs
California nursing homes have cut down significantly on the use of anti-psychotic drugs over the last two years. Federal health officials say care facilities have decreased the use of these drugs by 18 percent from 2011 to 2013, exceeding a national goal established by federal health officials. California now ranks in the top tier of those that have reduced the use of mind-altering drugs in nursing homes, ranking 14th nationally, the Journal reports.
Ford, Acura Recall Vehicles for Defects
Federal safety regulators are issuing a safety recall for more than 35,000 Ford and Acura vehicles to fix issues with loose bolts and a faulty fuel line.
New Rules to Make Child Car Seats Safer in Side-Impact Crashes
Under the new NHTSA proposal, the tests for child car seats will simulate a T-bone or side-impact crash where the front of a vehicle traveling at 30 mph strikes the side of a small passenger vehicle traveling at 15 mph. The tests will position the car seat on a sled, with another sled ramming the side of the sled with the seat.
Study Shows Brain Injury Survivors More Likely to Die Younger
People who suffer from traumatic brain injuries face an increased risk of death from suicide or accidents, a new study based on four decades of data reports. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, those who survived traumatic brain injuries are three times more likely than people without such injuries to die prematurely…
Small Cars Perform Poorly in Crash Tests
Almost all of the smallest vehicles in the U.S. automotive market failed to get passing grades on a tough new crash test from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). According to a Detroit News report, the group points out that only one mini-car out of 11 that were tested received an acceptable rating in the small-overlap front crash test.