Traffic Collisions

Fatal traffic accident involving a drunk driver

Lexus Vs. palm tree - This collision occurred on Palm avenue at the entrance to the golf course. The driver was under the influence and killed his passenger.

The first priority at the scene of an accident is the preservation of life and safety of the persons around an accident. If you are in a vehicle, stay in your vehicle unless it is not safe to do so (e.g. fire or submersed vehicle). Many persons are injured at the scene of an accident as they exit or re enter their own vehicles. If you are not involved in the accident, get help in a safe manner by calling 911 at the nearest pay phone or by using a cellular phone.

The driver of a Ford Explorer telling officer Flynn how he rolled his car on Heil avenue.
The driver of a Ford Explorer telling officer Flynn how he rolled his car on Heil avenue.

(If a car phone is used, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher will answer. If the accident occured in Huntington Beach, ask the dispatcher to be transfered to the Huntington Beach Police Department dispatch center to report an accident. If the accident did not occur in HB, let the operator know what city you are in and they will transfer you appropriately.)

Officer Flynn taking a 'CHP-555' non-injury collision report
Officer Flynn taking a 'CHP-555' non-injury collision report.

When connected to the dispatcher, report the following information:




If you know how, administer first aid to yourself and others. Stay at the scene of the accident and wait for help to arrive.

Accident investigator Officer T. Hyunh listens as the driver of the motorhome explains how the pickup truck he was towing broke loose from its hitch and struck a fire hydrant on Warner and Beach.
The driverless pick up struck a fire hyrdrant in front of Guardian Center.  The resulting geyser blocked two lanes of Warner avenue and had to be shut off by the fire department.
Accident investigator Officer T. Hyunh listens as the driver of the motorhome explains how the pickup truck he was towing broke loose from its hitch and struck a fire hydrant on Warner and Beach. The driverless pick up struck a fire hyrdrant in front of Guardian Center. The resulting geyser blocked two lanes of Warner avenue and had to be shut off by the fire department.

For more information, view the frequently asked questions (FAQ) section of this web site.

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Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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