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Scene of accident involving a vehicle that hit a homeless man and his cart. (photo: Anna Stimson for Weho Daily)

Car Hits Homeless Man and Shopping Cart on Fairfax

A homeless man was hit by a car this afternoon on Fairfax Ave near Willoughby, closing down the major street just leading into the evening rush hour. Both the man and his shopping cart were struck by a Mercedes at the intersection, toppling the cart and...
An intersection before and after design changes to make it into a Complete Street.  Note the addition of a new crosswalk, shortening of sidewalks that previously existed, more organized flow of traffic and addition of bike lanes. (source: Complete Streets)

Congested Weho Streets May Save Your Life

West Hollywood has witnessed another tragic death of a pedestrian after a 21 year old woman was hit by a car on the Sunset Strip overnight. But as Weho Daily readers know, pedestrians and bike riders being hit by vehicles is a fairly common occurrence...
Hit and run victim Lauren Ann Freeman

Pedestrian Killed in Sunset Strip Hit and Run Accident

West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies responded to a hit and run accident overnight on Sunset Blvd in the middle of the Sunset Strip that has left a 21 year old woman dead.  The driver fled the scene, however a suspect vehicle was located at about...

Pedestrian Hit in Felony Hit and Run on Santa Monica Blvd

A felony hit and run incident occurred just east of West Hollywood at about 2:30AM overnight. According to a Los Angles Police Department dispatch, a pedestrian was hit on Santa Monica Blvd near Seward. The suspect, a female driver, fled westbound toward...

Lindsay Lohan Mows Down Baby in Stroller! Not Exactly

It’s really amazing how many things go on around Lindsay Lohan’s apartment building.  The other day, the dog owned by her friend and ex Samantha Ronson killed a fluffy little dog named Tiger.  Now, on top of the strange men lurking about...

Pedestrian Hit on San Vicente, Minor Injuries

West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies and fire department personnel responded to San Vicente near Cynthia St at about 9pm tonight on a report that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle. A check with the West Hollywood Sheriff’s station at 10:40pm...
A pedestrian waits for medical attention after being hit on Beverly Blvd near Kings Rd and Orlando Ave

Vehicle Hits Pedestrian at Beverly and Kings Road

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Report at Beverly and Kings Road – ambulance and LAPD responding. A witness, Marcellas Reynolds, reported that the pedestrian ran right out into the street. A pedestrian waits for medical attention after being hit on Beverly...

Pedestrian Down on Sunset Strip, Possibly Hit

West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Sunset Strip by fire department personnel on the scene of a pedestrian down early this morning. The call went out shortly after 2AM. The location was near the Red Rock bar, on the 8700 Block of...

Pedestrian Hit near Palihouse on Holloway

West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies on the scene near the Palihouse just requested fire and rescue to respond after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. We don’t have specifics on the injuries but do not believe them to be serious. The Palihouse...
Pedestrian Safety and Traffic Movement can Coexist

Pedestrian Safety and Traffic Movement can Coexist

At Weho Daily, we don’t think that increasing pedestrian safety has to come at the cost of slowing down traffic in West Hollywood. But we also think that traffic does need to be slowed down. In a Weho News report today on the accident that took...

 

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