11172017Headline:

Orange County, California

HomeCaliforniaOrange County

Chrissie Cole

Ford SUVs Recalled for Fire Hazard

Ford Motor Corporation announced an automobile recall of approximately 1,500 SUVs. The recall includes: 2008 Explorers, Explorer Sport Tracks and Mercury Mountaineer Sport Utility Vehicles that are equipped with 4.6 liter engines and 6R transmissions due to a fire hazard.A bolt that is used to secure the oil cooler line fittings within the transmissions may not have been properly tightened…

Chrissie Cole

One Person Killed, 4 Injured in Freeway Accicent

A car accident today on Harbor Freeway, in Los Angeles, claimed the life of one person and injured four others, according to authorities.A vehicle with four men was heading southbound on 110 Freeway at 5:20 a.m. when the car was involved in a multiple-car collision, according to a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.The vehicle caught on fire and one person was unable to exit until…

Chrissie Cole

California Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident

A pedestrian accident, early Sunday morning, claimed the life of a 31-year-old man as he walked in front of a vehicle that was heading eastbound on State Road 198, according to the California Highway Patrol.The man, of Lemoore, was struck by a 2000 Isuzu Rodeo, according to reports by CHP. The woman driving the SUV was traveling at approximately 70 mph. She applied her brakes to avoid hitting…

Chrissie Cole

Nissan Recalling Infinity QX4s and Pathfinders for Fire Hazard

Nissan announced an automobile recall of about 372,350 Pathfinders and Infinity QX4 SUVS that will begin in November. The recall affects 22 states that experience heavy snowfall that demands high concentrations of salt to help clear roads. On some of the recalled vehicles, the fuel filler tube was not properly coated to resist corrosion and surface rust may result on the tube.The National…

Chrissie Cole

Toddler Killed in Driveway Accident

A driveway accident tragically claimed the life of a 14-month-old child this morning, when the father ran him over outside their home in North Hollywood, according to authorities.The toddler was transported to the hospital where he died shortly after. The accident occurred at 7:20 a.m. this morning, according to a Los Angeles Police Officer.The man, whose name has not been released, was backing…

Chrissie Cole

Volkswagen Recalling 2003 Audi A4 and A6

Volkswagen of America has announced an automobile recall that will begin September 28, 2007. The recall includes 34,358, 2003 Audi A4 and Audi A6 vehicles that are equipped with 1.8 liter turbo, 1.8 liter V6 and 3.0 liter engines.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says the fuel pump on the recalled vehicles can fail cutting off the fuel supply which can result in the…

Chrissie Cole

Pedestrian Struck by San Francisco Municipal Railway Bus

A 40-year-old woman is in the hospital following a pedestrian accident this morning, when she was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus at 7:15 a.m., according to police.The accident happened at 22nd Avenue and California Street, California Highway Patrol said.Police report the woman was transported to San Francisco General Hospital. Her current condition and the extent of injuries she…

Chrissie Cole

Police Officer Pulls Driver from Burning Vehicle

A driver traveling on the Southland Freeway struck the center divider causing his engine to catch fire in a car accident on Friday. Trapped in the vehicle, the man owes his life to an L.A. police officer who pulled him from the burning vehicle. To rescue him, the officer had to break the passenger window of the burning vehicle. Fortunately, the man only suffered a broken collar bone in the…

Chrissie Cole

Infant Killed in Driveway Accident

A one-year old boy was tragically killed in a driveway accident, on Thursday, when a car backed over him, according to hospital officials. The boy’s grandmother was a passenger in the car at the time of the accident.”We just heard a thump,” said the sobbing Grandmother. The infant was killed in an alley located behind the Grandmother’s home at 8 p.m., Thursday, said an officer with the…

Chrissie Cole

UIC Professor, Wife Killed in California Accident

A speeding car hit and killed a University of Illinois Physics Professor and his wife while they were taking a walk Monday evening.The professor, 65, and his wife, 57, were killed Monday in San Jose, California, when the driver of a speeding car lost control and struck them in a car accident.California Highway Patrol reports they were pronounced dead at the scene. The teen driver and his…