Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Driver in Death of a Bicyclist Gets Four Years in Prison

February 29, 2012 - According to reports the driver in the death of a bicyclist was sentenced to four years in prison.

According to authorities the driver that was identified as Danae Marie Miller in the death of a bicyclist was sentenced to four years in prison.

Miller pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence and driving while texting, when she struck Amine Britel age 41 of Newport Beach.

Orange County Superior Court Judge Craig Robinson sentenced Miller to four years in state prison for the February 21, 2011 accident.

According to prosecutors Miller drank at her workplace, the Zinc Café in Corona del Mar and then drove her 2008 Volkswagen Jetta, hitting Britel.

The accident occurred on San Joaquin Hills Road in the eastbound lane and after the crash Miller’s blood alcohol level was 0.10.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Bicyclist Hit on Valentine’s Day in Irvine Dies From Injuries

February 15, 2012 - According to reports a bicyclist that was struck and critically injured Tuesday has died from the injuries. According to the Orange County Coroner’s Office officials the bicyclists has been identified as Christian Rhineer a 28 year old resident of Irvine.

Irvine Police Lt. Julian Engen said that the 28 year old bicyclist was struck at approximately 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of Von Karman and Michelson by the driver of a Volvo sedan. Lt. Engen stated that the driver, identified as a 26 year old remained at the scene and spoke with police. There have been no arrests or citations issued in the accident.

According to coroner’s officials Rhineer was transported to Western Medical Center where he died at approximately 6:30 p.m. They do not believe that Rhineer was wearing a helmet at the time he was struck by the Volvo. This was a public service message from the car accident attorneys Los Angeles.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Suspected Hit and Run Driver of Three Bicyclists Arrested

February 6, 2012 - According to reports a suspected hit and run driver of three bicyclists was arrested Saturday.

According to Seal Beach Police Sgt. John Scott the police department received a call Saturday at approximately 8:06 that three bicyclists had been struck on Pacific Coast Highway in the vicinity west of Anderson Street. The call said a woman driving an SUV had struck the bicyclists.

Sgt. Scott said the Seal Beach Police Department sent a radio broadcast to the Huntington Police Department with a description of the vehicle. The woman driving the SUV was stopped on the Pacific Coast Highway traveling eastbound in the vicinity of the intersection at 17th Street in Huntington Beach.

The woman was arrested and has been identified as Juli Ann Brown age 46 of Anchorage, Alaska. Brown was arrested on suspicion of hit and run, suspicion of driving under the influence and suspicion of narcotics possession, Sgt. Scott said.

According to Huntington Beach Police Department Brown was booked and taken to the Orange County jail.