Topics

Ali Syed
Mother of O.C. freeway shooter on trial for hit-and-run
Mother of O.C. freeway shooter on trial for hit-and-run

This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The mother of an alleged carjacker who went on a killing rampage as he roared across the freeways of Orange County last spring was set to stand trial Tuesday in her own hit-and-run case. Sarwat Syed, 43, is accused of causing an accident that injured a mother and her two young children and fleeing the scene without offering to help the victims. The Ladera Ranch woman faces felony counts of hit-and-run driving in the 2011 accident and faces a potential maximum sentence of four years in state prison. The woman's son, Ali Syed, dominated headlines in February when he went on a violent rampage that left three...

Loading