LOS ANGELES – A British photographer who has captured images of some of Hollywood's best-known actors is battling for her life after being struck by a car in Los Angeles last week. CBS Los Angeles reports that Sarah Dunn, 44, was struck by a vehicle while walking near her home on April 3, according to her husband, Marcus Doyle. He said she was crossing the street at Franklin and North Bronson when she was hit by a speeding driver. Dunn suffered serious brain injuries and was receiving treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to posts by friends on her Instagram page. The driver did stop and the LAPD is now investigating. Dunn resides in the Eagle Rock area, east of Glendale. Doyle, meanwhile, has created a GoFundMe page to raise money for Dunn's medical care. As of Wednesday, more than $65,000 had been raised. "While the impact spared most of her major organs, she suffered serious brain trauma called Diffuse Axonal Injury," Doyle wrote. "It will likely … [Read more...] about Celebrity photographer Sarah Dunn battles for her life after being struck by car in L.A.
World Baby surrogacy China Car accidents A Chinese baby was born by a surrogate mother four years after his parents were killed in a car accident. Parents Shen Jie and Liu Xi froze several embryos with the intent of having a child through in vitro fertilization (IVF) in 2013. Days before doctors were set to transfer one of the embryos into Liu, the couple died in a car crash in Jiangsu. Following the incident, the couple’s parents embarked on a lengthy legal battle to obtain the fertilized eggs, which were being kept at a hospital in Nanjing. The soon-to-be grandparents eventually won custody and baby Tiantian was born by a Laotian surrogate last December, reported The Beijing News. A nurse takes care of newborn babies wearing Chinese traditional costumes to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the nursery room of Paolo Chockchai 4 Hospital, in Bangkok, Thailand January 27, 2017. Baby Tiantian was born in December 2017, four years after his parents died in a car … [Read more...] about Chinese Baby Born Four Years After Parents Were Killed in Car Accident
WHITESBORO (AP) — Authorities in upstate New York say a police officer has died in a car crash. Police say the crash happened Wednesday night in Whitesboro. A pickup truck struck the officer's patrol car at an intersection while the officer was driving to a call. The officer was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Utica where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the pickup truck was treated for injuries that are not life-threatening. Police have not identified the officer. The crash is under investigation. … [Read more...] about Police officer dies in car crash
I recently had to buy a car for my son after the camshaft failed on his previous vehicle. It needs to be said that no matter how poorly the car with the bad camshaft treated my son, he was sad to say goodbye to it because "Doug" -- as he had named it -- was his first car. *sigh" My first car was a 1972 Chevelle. Admittedly, it had the family 307 V8 instead of the 350 or 402, but it LOOKED fast. It topped out at 97 mph, not a fraction faster. MORE: Vintage photos around New Jersey The affinity my son and I had for our first cars is in no way unique. Who doesn't have a soft spot in his or her heart for that "first set of wheels?" And, guys aren't the only ones who get soulful about their cars; gals are just as likely to have fond memories of former vehicles (as referenced by a recent insurance company commercial: "You LOVED Brad ... and then you totaled him!"). Some guys, however, seem to take it to an extreme. A 2008 survey by the Daily Mail revealed that their first set of wheels … [Read more...] about Vintage photos of cars in N.J.
Volvo Cars executive Anders Gustafsson applies the same mantra to employees as he does to the Swedish automaker's cars."If you just test us out, you will stay with us," said Gustafsson, who has worked most of his adult life for Volvo, most recently as head of the company's U.S. operations in Rockleigh, N.J.With brand loyalty near the top of the scale among luxury car buyers, Volvo is seeing a sales resurgence in the United States as it finishes construction of a $1.2 billion manufacturing campus in rural Berkeley County.The first car to be built there — a redesigned S60 sedan — will debut in June during a special event at the plant, followed by a production kickoff later in the summer.But first things first: Volvo needs hundreds of people in the next few months to get the plant up and running.Roughly half of the 1,500 workers needed in the first wave of hiring are already on site, but the toughest jobs to fill — those in maintenance and on the production … [Read more...] about As S60 production nears, Volvo Cars boss focuses on hiring at Charleston area plant