UPDATE: The pedestrian in Thursday’s accident in Garden Grove died of his injuries late Friday night. According to the Orange County Coroner’s office, Duc Thai, 51, of Garden Grove, was pronounced dead at 9:21 p.m. at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
A pedestrian was in critical condition Thursday night after being struck by an automobile in Garden Grove. The incident occurred around 7:04 p.m. in the 9800 block of Trask Avenue, west of Brookhurst Street.
According to the GGPD, the person – who was not otherwise identified – was taken to a local hospital. Witnesses to the accident are asked to call the GGPD at (714) 741-5704.
The H. Louis Lake Senior Center in Garden Grove will host a “PJ Party” on Thursday, Jan. 19, starting at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center Dining Room, located at 11300 Stanford Ave.
Seniors are invited to wear their favorite pajamas for a day at the annual party packed with fun, food, and activities. The free event is sponsored by CareMore.
For more information, please call the H. Louis Lake Senior Center at (714) 741-5253 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
RACING AT THE MALL
Westminster Mall will host the Orange Frontier District Boy Scouts’ Pinewood Derby on Saturday, Jan. 28. The Scouts will use only five ounces of pinewood and four nails in their gravity-propelled cars.
The event will be held at the Macy’s Court on the lower level. The Mall is on Bolsa Avenue at Goldenwest Street in Westminster, near the San Diego Freeway.
The Pinewood Derby dates back to 1953 and since its inception, close to 100 million cars have been built.
MIX WITH INTEGRITY
Integrity Jewelers will be hosting the January Mixer of the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 11088 Trask Ave., Suite 100 in Garden Grove.
Light refreshments will be served as well as a birthday cake for owner Clay Bock. RSVP to the chamber at (714) 638-7950 or to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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