A 55-year-old teacher at Longfellow Elementary has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a longtime volunteer at the Long Beach Playhouse theater.
Police say a suspected hit-and-run driver will be in the hospital for an “extended period of time” after a group of bystanders attacked him as he tried to flee the scene of a crash on July 4.
After fleeing the scene, the wife returned and confessed to being the driver, but officers determined she was actually covering for her husband, according to police.
Richard Daltons To Irigoyen–also known as Richard Dalton Irigoyen–pleaded not guilty to one felony count of attempted murder and seven felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon–an automobile.
Police said the attack started with a “domestic violence incident” that escalated into the man driving through a group of people.
A 24-year-old man was charged today with a fatal crash that killed a Buena Park attorney and critically injured his wife, a long-time Long Beach Memorial Medical Center nurse, while out on a date night.
Tami Alan, 62, has been a nurse at Memorial for decades, her most recent assignment being in the operating room at Millers Children & Women’s Hospital.
Police said a group of people were riding electric scooters in the intersection of Pacific Avenue and 4th Street at about 12:08 a.m. when one of the riders was struck by a dark-color sedan.
The baby boy and his mother, who was not injured, were just about to cross the street around 11:30 a.m. Thursday near Long Beach Boulevard and 67th Street in Long Beach when they were struck by a car.
Police said officers responded to the crash on a service road that provides access to the bed of the Los Angeles River north of Willow Street.