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Transportation Disasters and Accidents

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  • Commission: Snuff out fire rings

    A battle over beachside bonfires — a topic considered too hot to handle for Newport Beach city leaders just a few years ago — moved a step closer to a permanent ban at this week's Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission meeting After a...
  • In memory of fallen heroes [Corrected]

    In memory of fallen heroes [Corrected]
    Nearly 25 years ago, two Costa Mesa police officers died in a tragic helicopter crash, but on Thursday it was their heroism that Bob Votruba remembered as he biked around the Newport-Mesa in honor of the fallen heroes. Wearing a white shirt and...
  • Woman struck by vehicle in Costa Mesa

    A 22-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with major head trauma after she was struck by a vehicle Saturday morning, police said. The woman was crossing the street outside a crosswalk north of the intersection of Newport Boulevard and Industrial...
  • Irvine's PSA seeks to deter accidents

    The scene opens on images of twisted metal, deflated airbags and glass on asphalt. What resembles the opening scenes of the California Highway Patrol's "Red Asphalt," meant to deter drunk and irresponsible driving, is actually a new public service...
  • Newport Coast woman pleads guilty in fatal crash

    A Newport Coast woman who killed a cyclist while driving drunk and texting pleaded guilty Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Danae Marie Miller, 23, was sentenced to four years...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Three-car crash closes southbound Newport Boulevard

    Southbound Newport Boulevard will be closed from 19th to 18th streets until about 10 p.m. Tuesday because of a three-car crash, Costa Mesa police said. Police said the three-car pileup has blocked the southbound lanes, and they will divert traffic...
  • Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM

    Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM
    A eucalyptus tree fell Wednesday afternoon in Corona del Mar, striking two homes and damaging four cars. No injuries were reported. While the season’s first significant rain fell throughout the day, it was unclear what caused the accident, said...
  • Report: Speeding driver killed former CdM cheer coach

    Report: Speeding driver killed former CdM cheer coach
    A speeding teenage driver caused a fatal collision last year that killed a former Corona del Mar High School cheerleading coach along with three others, according to a recently released California Highway Patrol investigation report. Wendy Rice perished...
  • Two injured in two-car crash Monday

    A car crash in Newport Beach sent two people to the hospital Monday morning, authorities said. The crash at 23rd Street and Irvine Avenue about 8 a.m. involved a Porsche and an older-model station wagon, said Newport Beach Police Department spokeswoman...
  • Police pause to remember fallen friends

    Police pause to remember fallen friends
    Despite a visit by Israeli President Shimon Peres, former Costa Mesa Police Chief Dave Snowden was not at his current post at the Beverly Hills Police Department on Friday morning. Instead, he was back at Costa Mesa police headquarters, standing on the...
  • 3-car crash in Costa Mesa injures 4

    3-car crash in Costa Mesa injures 4
    Four people were hospitalized Thursday after a driver allegedly ran a red light in Costa Mesa, triggering a crash that launched one vehicle into the air. "I saw it go tumble, tumble all over the place," said John Durio of Newport Beach, who was on his...
  • Detective's memorial set for Friday

    Detective's memorial set for Friday
    A memorial service for a Costa Mesa police detective killed in a car crash is scheduled for Friday. The service for Det. Mike Delgadillo is set for 11 a.m. at the Saint Thomas More Catholic Parish, 51 Marketplace, Irvine. Delgadillo, 57, died Wednesday...