- Arck Marquez Ramirez Jr., 29, of Brentwood, California, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident that killed 44-year-old Chungthuy “Tammy” Le on Oct. 1.
- Le, who owned Lavender Dreams Nail Spa in Walnut Creek, was crossing the street at N. California Boulevard and Civic Drive at around 7 p.m. when a sedan ran a red light and struck her, according to reports.
- Surveillance cameras and tips from witnesses helped Walnut Creek police zero in on Ramirez as a suspect.
- Le is survived by her husband, who is in his 60s, and their three children aged 17, 15 and 12.
- A fundraising campaign on GoFundMe has been set up to cover Le’s funeral costs and support her family.
A man was arrested on Friday in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left an Asian nail salon owner dead in Walnut Creek, California, earlier this month.
Arck Marquez Ramirez Jr., 29, of Brentwood, is facing charges of gross vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run for the collision that killed Chungthuy “Tammy” Le, who owned Lavender Dreams Nail Spa.
- Police in the Canadian city of Richmond are searching for an Asian driver who allegedly struck an 11-year-old boy and left him to fend for himself on Wednesday.
- The incident reportedly occurred in the area of Number 1 Road and Tucker Avenue just before 9 a.m.
- The child was pushing his bicycle in a pedestrian crosswalk when a gray minivan hit him, according to Cpl. Dennis Hwang.
- The boy was immediately transported to a hospital. He suffered minor injuries and was eventually released.
- Police described the suspect as an Asian woman in her 50’s with a bob-style haircut. Her minivan is also believed to have incurred light damage.
Police in the Canadian city of Richmond are searching for a driver who allegedly struck an 11-year-old boy and left him to fend for himself on Wednesday.
The incident, which cops described as a “disturbing collision,” reportedly occurred in the area of Number 1 Road and Tucker Avenue just before 9 a.m.
- A 28-year-old drunk female driver, only identified by the surname Xiao, was arrested and charged with “causing traffic casualties” in Loudi City, Hunan province, China, at around midnight on Friday.
- According to authorities on Sunday, Xiao rear-ended an electric bicycle driven by a 36-year-old surnamed Xie.
- Xie was driving in front of Xiao’s sedan when she was struck and her clothes were stuck to the front of the car.
- Despite being aware of the collision, Xiao continued to drive away, dragging Xie for around one kilometer (approximately 0.6 miles) before being stopped by the traffic police.
- A field sobriety test showed Xiao had an alcohol level of 124.51 milligrams per 100 milliliters, which is considered “drunk driving” in China.
- Xie was later brought to the hospital. She was reportedly in stable condition and is expected to survive the incident.
A woman who failed a field sobriety test has been detained after dragging a woman for around 1 kilometer (approximately 0.6 miles) in a hit-and-run incident in Hunan Province, central China last week.
The incident occurred in Loudi City around midnight on Friday when a 28-year-old female driver, only identified by the surname Xiao, rear-ended an electric bicycle driven by a 36-year-old woman surnamed Xie, authorities said on Sunday.
A 22-year-old university student was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Franklin Township, Ohio, on Monday.
Colin Vinh Pho, who was a Kent State University student, was riding his electric scooter eastbound on County Road 148 near the intersection of State Route 261 when a vehicle fatally hit him from behind and fled the scene at about 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 22.
- A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged on Aug. 16 for the hit-and-run crash that killed 70-year-old Phoua Thao Hang, according to the St. Paul Police’s announcement on Friday.
- On July 17, a stolen Kia Sportage SUV crashed into Hang and her husband’s vehicle near Forest Street and Magnolia Avenue East. Hang was pronounced dead at the scene.
- The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office has filed a petition against the teenager, which includes one count of criminal vehicular homicide and a motion for certification for the hit-and-run death.
- The suspect is scheduled for a hearing on Sept. 5 in Ramsey County juvenile court.
Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection to the St. Paul hit-and-run crash last month that killed a 70-year-old Hmong woman in Minnesota.
A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged on Aug. 16 for the hit-and-run crash that killed Phoua Thao Hang, according to the St. Paul Police’s announcement on Friday.
A 70-year-old Hmong woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash involving a stolen car in St. Paul, Minnesota.
A stolen gray Kia Sportage SUV crashed into Phoua Thao Hang and her husband’s vehicle in Forest Street and Magnolia Avenue East at around 10 p.m. on July 17, according to the St. Paul Police.
- Cecilia Shu, a 68-year-old grandmother, was walking on a sidewalk in Oceanside, California, when a black Honda SUV drove onto the sidewalk and struck her on June 5.
- The driver then made a U-turn and drove away. Paramedics pronounced Shu dead at the scene.
- Authorities are still searching for the hit-and-run driver who killed Shu, who they suspect may live in the area.
- The suspect’s car is described to be a black 2019-2022 Honda HR-V with damage to its front bumper and grill.
An Asian grandmother was killed by a hit-and-run driver while on a morning walk in Oceanside, California.
Cecilia Shu, 68, was walking on the sidewalk along Benet Road near Leepish Drive when a black Honda SUV drove onto the sidewalk and hit Shu shortly after 8:30 a.m. on June 5.
An 87-year-old woman was killed while feeding homeless community members during a hit-and-run incident in Sacramento on Saturday.
What happened: The victim, identified as Lien Dang, was four to five blocks away from her home to help feed others when she was struck by a vehicle on Lemon Hill Avenue off Stockton Boulevard, according to ABC10.
‘I really want to meet Hanako!’: Grief-stricken mother remembers daughter killed in SF hit-and-run in first Obon festival without her
A mother in Japan has honored the memory of her daughter who lost her life in a hit-and-run incident in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood on New Year’s Eve.
Background: Hanako Abe, 27, and Elizabeth Platt, 60, were crossing the intersection of Second and Mission streets when a gray Honda HR-V struck them on Dec. 31. The driver, identified as Troy McAlister, allegedly ran a red light in the stolen car and tried to flee the scene.
Local authorities in Fremont, Calif., are seeking the public’s help as the fatal hit-and-run crash from nearly a month ago remains unresolved.
The incident: Allen Sham, 69, died on July 7, a week after a car hit him on Peralta Avenue near Dusterberry Way on June 30 before 10:30 pm., NextShark previously reported.
A 50-year-old woman was struck by an unidentified hit-and-run driver as she was returning home from work in San Francisco.
The incident: Tracy Qingwen Ma was crossing the street to a parking garage when she was struck by a vehicle, landing more than 20 feet away around 5 p.m. on June 20, according to CBS San Francisco.
A family in Japan is mourning a beloved daughter who fell victim to a hit-and-run in San Francisco on New Year’s Eve.
Hanako “Hana” Abe, 27, was one of the two women killed in the tragic incident, which took place in the city’s South of Market neighborhood on Dec. 31.