A Los Angeles bicyclist has lost his lower leg and suffered multiple broken bones after being hit by a minivan on Zoo Drive near the 5 Freeway.
One person was killed and eight more injured when an SUV rolled over on the 5 Freeway in California. According to the California Highway Patrol, a tire blew on a 2003 Ford Expedition, causing the SUV to roll multiple times. The SUV was travelling at least 80 mph.
According to Federal Aviation Administration records, the helicopter pilot killed in the reality TV accident on the Polsa Rosa Ranch earlier this month had multiple citations for improperly operating his helicopter. While it is still unknown what caused the fatal helicopter crash, it is possible that pilot error played a part.
After a deadly California bus crash, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has banned the bus company Scapadas Magicas from operating on U.S. roads. It said the company was "an imminent hazard." It appears the bus accident may have been caused by brake problems similar to issues that were noted on the company's buses in the last few years.
Helicopters have become a popular form of transportation on reality TV shows, which has fed into the public's increased interest in helicopter rides. Now, a California helicopter accident that killed three people involved in the production of Discovery Channel's "Untitled Military Project" has raised question about the safety of helicopter rides and reality show filming.
Last week, a man in a wheelchair was killed by a hit-and-run driver. He was crossing Whittier Boulevard in Pico Rivera when a vehicle struck him and then left the scene of the accident.
As investigators continue to comb through the wreckage of Sunday's fatal tour bus accident in Southern California, more information has surfaced regarding the cause of the crash.
On Sunday evening, a tour bus hit a car, flipped on its side and ran into a pickup truck approximately 80 miles East of Los Angeles. Seven people were killed and dozens more were injured.
According to a study by the Automobile Club of Southern California, drunk driving car accidents increase by 75 percent on Super Bowl Sunday. The organization analyzed car accident data on comparable winter Sundays between 2002 and 2011.