The victim of the fatal accident on Wednesday at Chapman Avenue and Euclid Street in Garden Grove has been identified as Julie Varley, 59, principal’s secretary at La Quinta High School in Westminster.
Her car was stopped at a red light at that intersection when it was struck from behind by another vehicle driven by a man later arrested for driving under the influence. Her car then hit another vehicle and she suffered injuries, which were fatal.
A GoFundMe account has been set up for expenses associated with her death. To donate, go to http://www.gofundme.com and type in “Julie Varley” in the search area.
Firefighters save teetering car
A car driven over the side of an embankment in Laguna Woods Saturday afternoon was kept from crashing down on the street below by the efforts of the Orange County Fire Authority.
The car was balanced dangerously and OCFA crews used multiple anchor points and were able to secure the car with rope and chain as it teetered 40 feet above El Toro Road.
The driver was extricated from the vehicle and the car was prevented from falling to the road below.
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