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WWE wrestler Gangrel (real name David Heath) was rammed by an oncoming car while riding his motorcycle in Burbank‚ CA. Gangrel tells news reporters that he was turning a corner when he was struck.
The wrestler sustained a gruesome elbow injury‚ where his bone looked dislocated. He was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a fractured elbow. So far‚ he seems okay. His bike needs an estimated $4,000 in repairs before the two set out on the road again. Gangrel may be able to have his repair bill and medical bills compensated if he can prove that the driver of the car was at fault. Read the rest »
Derek Hough was just trying to party with his fellow “Dancing with the Stars” cast mates in an after party at STK in Hollywood when he was rear-ended by a guy in a Porsche. Hough was waiting to valet his Audi‚ and then was hit from behind.
Surprisingly‚ the driver of the Porsche couldn’t be happier. He gladly exchanged his information with the “Dancing” star‚ who he recognized immediately‚ and flashed his pearly whites in front of paparazzi. Read the rest »
Disney star Mitchel Musso was busted for a DUI on Monday‚ October 17 in Burbank‚ CA. Musso‚ who plays Oliver Oken” on the show “Hannah Montana” was stopped after he failed to slow down for officers who were directing traffic.
Officers detected a strong smell of alcohol when they approached Musso’s 2007 black Mercedes Benz. The 20-year-old was given a breathalyzer test after failing a field sobriety test. He blew well over the .08 CA legal limit for people OVER the age of 21. Read the rest »
A-List celebrity Reese Witherspoon was hit by a car in Santa Monica while she was jogging on September 7‚ 2011 around 11am. Witherspoon was crossing the street when the driver failed to stop.
The actress was rushed to a Santa Monica hospital and treated for very minor injuries. Law enforcement cited the 84-year-old female driver for failing to yield to a pedestrian.
The 84-year-old female driver has been cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian. She has been ordered to the DMV to retake her driver’s test and receive a full re-examination within the next 30 days. Law enforcement said the elderly woman will have to take an eye exam and provide a list of medications she’s taking. Read the rest »
Teairra Mari‚ the actress that appeared with Bow Wow in the 2010 movie “Lottery Ticket,” was arrested on August 19‚ 2011‚ at 3:00 AM in Beverley Hills after she rear-ended her silver Infiniti into the car in front of her and showed obvious signs of intoxication.
One bystander says that Teairra was “really messed up…she couldn’t even stand. Police at the accident scene arrested the 23-year-old actress/singer. While she was getting booked‚ the celebrity became combative with one of the arresting officers‚ who suffered a minor cut to his hand. Mari now faces multiple charges‚ including a DUI and assault on a police officer. She is still in custody and bail has been set at $50k. Read the rest »
An unidentified woman is her 40s was killed in a car collision with a police cruiser on May 24‚ 2011‚ around 1 a.m. near Manchester Avenue. According to Officer Travis Ruiz‚ the victim was a front seat passenger in the Range Rover car that collided with one of the three Inglewood Police Cruisers responding to shooting accident nearby.
The impact of the collision was so strong that the victim was ejected out of her car and struck the concrete pathway. The injured woman was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The driver of the car and the police officers suffered minor injuries and scratches. From the limited information available‚ it is unclear what lead to this fatal car accident. The first police car made it through the light. The second cruiser collided with the Range Rover. It appears that a right-of-the-way violation contributed to this crash. Investigators are reviewing the patrol car video and red-light camera. Read the rest »
A Los Angeles car accident on October 8‚ 2010 believed to be caused by a suspected drunk driver led to the death of Sergio Rios Padilla‚ 23‚ who was riding his motorcycle at the time. This fatal Los Angeles County motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Paramount Boulevard and Florence Avenue‚ according to Downey Police Lt. Phil Rego‚ approximately 118 miles north of San Diego.
It is believed that Daniel Sokyra‚ 31‚ was driving a GMC pickup truck when he ran a red light and struck Padilla in the middle of the intersection. Padilla suffered major injuries as a result of the traffic collision. He died shortly thereafter due to his fatal injuries. Sokyra was arrested and booked on suspicion of felony drunken driving causing serious injury. Read the rest »
An unidentified bicyclist in his early 20s suffered serious injuries in a bicycle accident that occurred on October 10‚ 2010‚ around 12:45 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol‚ the bicyclist was struck by a minivan at the intersection of El Monte Avenue and Las Tunas Drive in Arcadia‚ approximately 115 miles from San Diego‚ in Los Angeles County.
Lt. Roy Nakamura said that the bicyclist suffered critical injuries and was transported to Huntington Hospital in Pasadena for treatment. The police are investigating the exact cause of this San Gabriel Valley bike accident. Read the rest »
A 56-year old man from Visalia lost his life in a fatal Los Angeles railroad accident that took place on March 20‚ 2010 in El Monte.
The deceased‚ Roberto Ramirez‚ was a Union Pacific railroad worker from Visalia and had been working on the railway tracks and had returned to his work truck when he was hit by a commuter train. Due to the impact‚ his truck moved 330 yards from the scene of the impact. Ramirez died on the spot. Three passengers suffered from minor injuries. Read the rest »