Aliso Viejo Police Chief Injured in Serious Car Accident

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 around 7:00AM the Aliso Viejo police chief was injured in an accident that involved five cars and a pedestrian. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s department spokesperson the crash happened at Alicia Parkway and Pacific Park Drive. 

The Police Chief, Lt. John MacPherson was a passenger in an unmarked police car and was seriously injured in the accident along with two other people. Mr. Macpherson was due to retire within the coming days.

What Caused The Accident?

Aliso Viejo Tweet on Police Chief Car Accident on Februrary 28th

While The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident, the City of Aliso Viejo tweeted out that the accident could have been avoided and that it was caused by a motorist running a red light.

The accident resulted in three total people injured and being taken to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California.


Alisa Viejo Car Accident Statistics

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety data from 2015, Alisa Viejo is one of the safer cities when it comes to the number of injuries and deaths to cities with similarly sized populations. In fact, according to the data, it’s the second safest city for pedestrian-related injuries in California according to their models.

You can see the accident statistics for Alisa Viejo and their rankings below.

Total Fatal and Injury 73 104/105
Alcohol Involved 5 104/105
Had Been Drinking Driver < 21 1 64/105
Had Been Drinking Driver 21 – 34 2 103/105
Motorcycles 5 99/105
Pedestrians 2 104/105
Pedestrians < 15 2 48/105
Pedestrians 65+ 0 93/105
Bicyclists 5 93/105
Bicyclists < 15 0 88/105
Composite 30 103/105

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Aria Miran
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