City of Irvine Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #11-1-14
Contact : Farrah Emami, 949-724-7112, FEmami@cityofirvine.org
IRVINE, CA (November 1, 2014): At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, the Irvine Police Department (IPD) and Orange County Fire Authority responded to an injury traffic collision at West Yale Loop and Burwood Street involving a vehicle and two pedestrians.
Victim John Roger Alcorn, 65, Irvine, was trick-or-treating and crossing the street with his 4-year-old son. Both victims sustained significant injuries and were transported to a local trauma center.
At approximately 8:40 p.m., Alcorn died as result of his injuries. The child remains in critical but stable condition.
The preliminary investigation indicates a Mazda 3, being driven by a female adult, was travelling on West Yale Loop near Burwood Street when she collided with the victims. The driver remained at the scene, cooperated with investigators, and was released.
All traffic on West Yale Loop between Warner and Stone Creek North was shut down in both directions but has since re-opened.
The investigation is ongoing and additional information regarding the collision is not being released at this time.
Anyone with additional information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact IPD Investigator Jonathan Cherney at 949-724-7024.