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2 Rosemead teens, changing flat tire, hit by drunken driver

There are 44 comments on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune story from Oct 12, 2009, titled 2 Rosemead teens, changing flat tire, hit by drunken driver. In it, San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that:

Two 19-year-old girls remain in critical condition Monday after being hit by a drunken driver on the 10 Freeway while changing a flat tire, officials said.

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urmom

United States

#1 Oct 12, 2009
hope miersma get sued for millions.
James From Temecula

Hemet, CA

#2 Oct 12, 2009
Drunken bas---Listen people. Stay off the go----mn freeways betweem 12 midnight and 4 A.M. that way no drunken son of a b--- will take you out. Why isn't there checkpoints to catch these bast---.? It looks like everyone is frickin drunk. Where are the police?
shoobop

United States

#3 Oct 13, 2009
One of the girl's name is misspelled. It's Vicky Chen and she passed away earlier on Oct. 12 around 10 pm
Andrew Yip

Covina, CA

#4 Oct 13, 2009
RIP Vicky Chen.
James Wan

Los Angeles, CA

#5 Oct 13, 2009
It's too bad that this irresponsible ash hole will do serious time only because there has now been a death.
MIKEHAWK

Houston, TX

#6 Oct 13, 2009
POOR GIRLS...
ALWAYS STAY IN CAR
OR PULL OFF FREEWAY..
Sierra

Pasadena, CA

#7 Oct 13, 2009
So sad. If your're going to drink, don't get behind the wheel. Everyone thinks they're not the one who is going to kill somebody. One never knows. You could be the next vehiculiar manslaughter suspect.
Pinky

United States

#8 Oct 13, 2009
Stay in your cars!!! Especially during those hours! Very sad...
Jim

Duarte, CA

#9 Oct 13, 2009
So sorry to hear about Vicky Chen. This will be hard on her family and friends. Stupid selfish drunk
be safe

La Crescenta, CA

#10 Oct 13, 2009
Im so sorry to hear that one has passed....
I found this odd for several reasons.........
How many girls change their own flat tires?
How many asian girls who are young change flat tires?
How many girls change flats at 3am on the side of the freeway?
Nowadays- just slow down and drive off the freeway... worried about runining your factory stock rim? who cares.. theres tons of factory rims on ebay...
For anyone reading--- dont trust the shoulder..
drunks are attracted to the flashing lights and drive into them....
why do you think so many drunks rear end police units that are on the side of the freeway tending to other matters?
justME

Los Angeles, CA

#11 Oct 13, 2009
CHP should hold sobriety checkpoints on Freeway entrance ramps, specially on weekends from 10pm - 4am.
Kevin Diep

Long Beach, CA

#12 Oct 13, 2009
Wow, I just can't believe this happened.
C H i P

Los Angeles, CA

#13 Oct 13, 2009
so sad . i;m sorry this young person lost her life . my prayers go out to her family . the authoritys were talking about a device thats installed into vehicles that you breath into and if your alcohol level is too high then the car doesn't start . i think they should stop talking about it and do it . too many innocent people are getting killed behind these drunk drivers .
MADD

Los Angeles, CA

#14 Oct 13, 2009
They should make this bassturd dig her grave with his bare hands.
TONY FROM EAST L A

Aurora, CO

#15 Oct 13, 2009
what a shame, actually your supposed to stay in your car, but they still would've been hit. parents tell your kids, get off the freeway or as far away from your vehicle as possible. never try and change he tire yourself. thats what trople a is for.
Anonymous

Covina, CA

#16 Oct 13, 2009
be safe wrote:
Im so sorry to hear that one has passed....
I found this odd for several reasons.........
How many girls change their own flat tires?
How many asian girls who are young change flat tires?
How many girls change flats at 3am on the side of the freeway?
Nowadays- just slow down and drive off the freeway... worried about runining your factory stock rim? who cares.. theres tons of factory rims on ebay...
For anyone reading--- dont trust the shoulder..
drunks are attracted to the flashing lights and drive into them....
why do you think so many drunks rear end police units that are on the side of the freeway tending to other matters?
They were with a male friend. They were missing a jack so they called a friend to bring them one so they can change it. The male friend they were with went walked away to make sure the friend that was coming was coming at the right direction.
HMMMMM

Los Angeles, CA

#17 Oct 13, 2009
MADD wrote:
They should make this bassturd dig her grave with his bare hands.
I totally agree!!! and then he can serve his time chained to her head stone!!!
HMMMMM

Los Angeles, CA

#18 Oct 13, 2009
In this day and age people there is NO reason to drink and drive. Call a friggin cab. There are some tow companies that will tow you and your car home for free if you are drunk and worried about leaving your car some where.
HMMMMM

Los Angeles, CA

#19 Oct 13, 2009
C H i P wrote:
so sad . i;m sorry this young person lost her life . my prayers go out to her family . the authoritys were talking about a device thats installed into vehicles that you breath into and if your alcohol level is too high then the car doesn't start . i think they should stop talking about it and do it . too many innocent people are getting killed behind these drunk drivers .
I think I saw something like that on intervention. It's a great idea. Maybe with some kind of device that can tellif your just too stupid to drive also!!!
chuy

Redondo Beach, CA

#20 Oct 13, 2009
i saw this same thing happen years ago...drive compleatly to the right side sholder of the lane off of the road...get out of the car...then think about your next move.

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