Distracted Driver Jorene Nicolas Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Nearly a year after a rear-end collision killed 23-year-old Deanna Mauer, the Orange County District Attorney is charging Jorene Nicolas, 29, of San Diego with vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for her April 27, 2011 death. She is being held on $100,000 bail and faces up to six years in prison if she is convicted.
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Bicycle Accident: Bicyclist, 76, Struck by SUV and Seriously Injured in Huntington Beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Jan. 12, 12) – A 76-year-old bicyclist was struck by a brown SUV and seriously injured on Heil Avenue, west of Goldenwest Street, according to a Huntington Beach Police Department press release.
The bicyclist, a Huntington Beach resident, was transported to UCI Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The 81-year-old driver of the 2006 Ford Explorer,   Read More…

Huntington Harbor Boat Explosion Injures Eight People Thanksgiving Weekend, Accident Law Firm Reports

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California – Eight people were injured and transported to local hospitals after the 24-foot recreational boat they were riding in Huntington Harbor exploded Saturday afternoon just minutes after leaving the Sunset Aquatic boat dock, Harbor Patrol officials reported.

The explosion, which was reportedly due to a leaky gas line, knocked four of the nine passengers into the water   Read More…

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