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September 19, 2002
Three men were injured when two cars collided at the intersection of Brookhurst Street and Yorktown Avenue on Friday night. Anaheim resident Quynh Tran, 18, was driving a green 1990 Honda northbound on Brookhurst when he collided with Julian Braun, 21, of Costa Mesa, who was driving eastbound on Yorktown. Tran sustained head, neck and lower back injuries and was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange along with his passenger, 23-year-old Anaheim resident Vu Nguyen.
NEWS
July 10, 2009
Four people were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after a traffic collision late Thursday night in Huntington Beach. Louis Yates, 57, of Huntington Beach was taken to UCI Medical Center with major head trauma following the accident at 9:10 p.m. at Bolsa Chica Street and Heil Avenue. According to a press release, Yates’ vehicle was traveling south on Bolsa Chica, failed to stop and collided with three stopped vehicles, forcing one of those cars into a fifth vehicle.
NEWS
June 6, 2013
Two Huntington Beach women died in separate traffic incidents Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police. Kelly Morehouse, 25, died at UCI Medical Center after she and a male motorcyclist were reportedly hit by a Lexus sedan around 8:35 p.m. Saturday in the intersection of Goldenwest Street and Rio Vista Drive, according to a news release. The 24-year-old man, who was driving a Harley Davidson, and Morehouse were heading south on Goldenwest while Tadashi Mizutani, 68, Huntington Beach, was driving north on the same street.
NEWS
July 28, 2009
A male pedestrian died Monday two days after being struck by a car in Huntington Beach, police announced this morning. The man, identified as William Wigfall, 25, of Oakley, was traveling west across Beach Boulevard south of Cypress Avenue at 12:42 a.m. Saturday when he was hit by an SUV, police said. Police identified the driver as Jinmei Jiang, 37, of Temple City. Wigfall was treated at the scene and transported to UCI Medical Center, where he died two days later, police said.
LOCAL
By Michael Miller | January 23, 2008
A 20-year-old man died early Saturday of a single gunshot wound in an attack that police believe may have been gang-related. Shortly after midnight, police got a call from a passerby who reported a man lying in the street between Main Street and Ellis Avenue. Another man around the same age was found on the scene with multiple stab wounds and taken to UCI Medical Center. Lt. Brian Tidrick said the two men, whose names were withheld, had been involved in the same incident. “They were attacked by a group of people,” he said.
NEWS
August 26, 1999
Ingela Ringbjer CAR CRASH AT INTERSECTION INJURES FIVE A two-car collision in Huntington Beach on Friday left three teenage pedestrians and both drivers injured, police said. Ryan Donegan, 18, of Westminster, ran a red light at the intersection of Newland Street and Atlanta Avenue at about 1 p.m. and collided into a car driven by Matthew Debate, 22, of Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach Police Sgt. Janet Perez said. The two cars slid sideways and skidded onto a curb, hitting the three girls at the northwest corner of the intersection, Lt. Luis Ochoa said.
NEWS
March 21, 2002
Bryce Alderton Three teenage girls form Huntington Beach were killed late Tuesday when their car was struck by a suspected drunk driver, police said. Jillian Baedeker, 19, and Nancy Le, 18, died instantly after a yellow 1983 Ford Mustang driven by 27-year-old James Paul Bell Jr. from Rowland Heights broadsided their 1996 silver Nissan Sentra, police said. The accident occurred just before midnight at the corner of Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue.
NEWS
By Candice Baker | April 15, 2009
Huntington Beach police are seeking public assistance regarding the unsolved stabbing of a 15-year-old boy the evening of April 10 near the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort. The victim, who is now in good condition, was near the southeast corner of Huntington Street at Pacific Coast Highway at about 9:30 p.m. when he was attacked by the unknown suspect; police are uncertain which direction the suspect fled. The boy was transported to UCI Medical Center and is doing well. The suspect is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon.
NEWS
July 16, 2009
A 14-year-old boy died Tuesday night after he was critically injured several days ago when a pickup truck struck him on Euclid Street near Ellis Avenue in Fountain Valley. Hayden Meier of Rancho Santa Margarita was running westbound across Euclid when a 2007 Ford F-150 traveling southbound struck him, a police news release said. He was rushed to UCI Medical Center for life-threatening injuries and put on life support. He was pronounced dead at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday. The collision is still under investigation, and no cause for the incident has been determined.
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November 5, 2013
A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries Tuesday morning after colliding with another vehicle in Huntington Beach, according to police. About 8 a.m., a 33-year-old man traveling south on Gothard Street near Warner Avenue in a blue 2005 Yamaha motorcycle collided with a green 1999 Lexus SUV that was traveling north on Gothard and making a left turn into Ocean View High School grounds, according to Huntington Beach police Lt. John Domingo. The rider was ejected from his motorcycle.
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By Adolfo Flores | September 11, 2013
Huntington Beach police have identified the pedestrian who was killed in a hit-and-run accident involving a tractor trailer. Touba Yomtoubian, 77, of Huntington Beach, died after being struck by the truck Tuesday afternoon, according to a statement by city police. The accident occurred at Warner Avenue and Springdale Street at about 1:55 p.m., said police Lt. John Domingo. Police found the tractor-trailer a short distance from the accident site and were questioning the driver, whose name has not been released.
NEWS
June 6, 2013
Two Huntington Beach women died in separate traffic incidents Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police. Kelly Morehouse, 25, died at UCI Medical Center after she and a male motorcyclist were reportedly hit by a Lexus sedan around 8:35 p.m. Saturday in the intersection of Goldenwest Street and Rio Vista Drive, according to a news release. The 24-year-old man, who was driving a Harley Davidson, and Morehouse were heading south on Goldenwest while Tadashi Mizutani, 68, Huntington Beach, was driving north on the same street.
NEWS
April 6, 2011
Huntington Beach police are investigating a case involving two boys who were stabbed. About 8:02 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a call involving entrance to the city beach parking lot at Beach Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway and an assault with a deadly weapon, according to a news release. A boy found at the scene, whose name was not released, was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, according to the release. He is expected to survive. About an hour later, a second boy, whose name was not released, arrived at Huntington Beach Hospital, according to the release.
NEWS
March 16, 2011
The Huntington Beach Police Department is looking for witnesses to a traffic collision that happened early Monday at Magnolia Street and Yorktown Avenue. A green, 1996 Honda Civic collided with a white Suzuki motorcycle at about 6:25 a.m., according to a news release issued by the department. The 18-year-old woman who was driving the car was not injured, but the motorcyclist was treated at the scene and transported to UCI Medical Center for serious injuries, the release said.
NEWS
March 2, 2011
The Huntington Beach Police Department is looking for the driver of a sedan-style black Dodge Charger or Magnum that collided with a motorcyclist about 2 p.m. Thursday. The driver fled the scene after the collision at Beach Boulevard north of Slater Avenue, according to a news release issued by the Police Department. The 29-year-old cyclist was found in the roadway and was transported to UCI Medical Center with serious injuries, the release said. The suspect was last seen driving northbound on Beach.
NEWS
By Candice Baker | August 13, 2009
A funeral will be today for a 17-year-old Huntington Beach boy who died after falling off the roof of a moving car Friday night. Christopher Michael Hernandez II was a guitar-playing Honor Roll student at Servite High School in Anaheim, and would have been a senior this year. He earned his Eagle Scout award in March. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 8345 Talbert Ave. Following the Mass, the burial will be at Good Shepherd Cemetery, 8301 Talbert Ave. “Always humble, always treating others with respect and kindness, Chris graced Servite with his intelligence, determination and musical talent.
NEWS
By Candice Baker | August 10, 2009
A 17-year-old local boy who died after falling off the roof of a moving vehicle Friday night is being remembered for his many talents and accomplishments. Christopher Michael Hernandez II, 17, of Huntington Beach, was a guitar-playing Honor Roll student at Servite High School and would have been a senior this year. “Always humble, always treating others with respect and kindness, Chris graced Servite with his intelligence, determination and musical talent. He was a young man of many accomplishments; an Eagle Scout, an excellent student, and a gifted musician.
LOCAL
July 30, 2009
A male pedestrian died Monday two days after being struck by a car in Huntington Beach, police announced Tuesday morning. The man, identified as William Wigfall, 25, of Oakley, was running west across Beach Boulevard south of Cypress Avenue at 12:42 a.m. Saturday when he was hit by an SUV, police said. Police identified the driver as Jinmei Jiang, 37, of Temple City. Wigfall was treated at the scene and transported to UCI Medical Center, where he died, police said. The driver was not injured, and no charges have been filed.
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