Americans may not spend as much money on the holiday of Halloween compared to Christmas, but the candy and costume industry does well in October. Some frugal minded parents may make costumes at home while others hope for discounts at the store. Be careful of the materials used in these costumes, which could be flammable or otherwise dangerous. Continue reading →
It’s a jungle out there on California roads. This week saw some tough accidents, especially as poor weather conditions worsened the roads for the first time in months. Interstate 5 was the site of a fatal crash near Sacramento. In Los Angeles, a cyclist was killed by a sheriff’s car. Meanwhile, safety awareness is priority for the Bay Area town of Mountain View after a summer of pedestrian fatalities. Continue reading →
What is it with young starlets and shenanigans in their cars? Lately, Amanda Bynes has taken the crown for the celebrity with the most run-ins and hit-and-runs with law in her expensive car. Not to be upstaged, Lindsay is back on the board with another arrest.
This time, Lindsay was brought in for clipping a pedestrian with her Porsche and leaving the scene of the accident. Since the incident was technically a hit-and-run, police served her a ticket to appear in court later. The man she hit was taken to the hospital and released after treatment for a knee injury. Continue reading →
When someone is killed in a car accident, it’s customary for the family and friends to grieve in whatever way they find most comfort. For some, they choose to mourn their loss by warning others about the dangers of car accidents in the form of roadside memorials.
Some memorials are simple flower wreaths or just a cross in the area where the accident happened. Others create posters and display pictures of the victims of the accident. Some simply ask other drivers to take caution on the road ahead. Continue reading →
In news of the weird, it seems Bigfoot was hit by a car while attempting to cross a highway in Montana.
So that’s what happened to the Sasquatches of America!
Actually, the story was originally reported as a fatal pedestrian accident involving two vehicles and a man on the roadside on a rural part of U.S. Highway 93 near a town called Kalispell. The drivers, both teens, didn’t see the man in time to avoid hitting him. The accident happened around 10:30 at night on August 26. Continue reading →
A red light run resulting in a two car accident killed a pedestrian near San Francisco’s Tenderloin on August 11. The driver of the red light running cab in question has been identified as Reza Eslaminia, who some may remember from the Billionaire Boys Club scandal.
In the 1980s, the Billionaire Boys Club was the notorious group of young men who turned to murder in order to maintain a lavish luxury lifestyle. Ron Levin and Hedeyat Eslaminia were killed in an attempt steal millions. Continue reading →