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Abandoned crashed car found near Camp Pendleton

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle was found abandoned and crashed near the train tracks close to Camp Pendleton South on Wednesday morning.

According to CHP, someone came upon the crashed vehicle next to the train tracks near the Stuart Mesa Mechanical Facility along I-5 at about 4:20 a.m. The vehicle was abandoned when the passerby called 911 but appeared to have come from I-5.

While a tow truck was called to the scene, crews searched the area for the driver of the car. After finding no one, they surmised that the driver, and any passengers, had fled the scene without reporting the damage they caused.

No other vehicles were involved.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Man injured by hit-and-run driver at Oceanside rest stop

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was struck and injured by a hit-and-run driver at a rest stop along Interstate 5 in the Oceanside area on Wednesday morning.

According to CHP, the victim, a man, was walking back to his vehicle from the Aliso Creek Rest Area building at about 5 a.m. A driver was backing up and struck the pedestrian.

The driver then threw the car in gear and sped away from the scene.

The pedestrian was injured by the impact of the vehicle, but the extent of the injuries remains unclear.

A description of the hit-and-run driver’s car was not available.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Vehicle hits utility pole in rollover crash in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to CHP, a rollover accident involving a utility pole was reported on Route 79 in El Cajon on Tuesday afternoon.

One vehicle was involved in the crash in the 4900 block of the highway at about 2:30 p.m. The vehicle went off the road, hit a telephone pole, and overturned in a ditch.

The roadway was blocked by the firefighters while they worked at the scene.

At least one person reported minor injuries.

Further information is not available.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

At least one seriously injured in Temecula crash on SR-79

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was seriously injured after a multi-vehicle accident on State Route 79 in Temecula on Tuesday afternoon.

According to CHP, the accident happened near Anza Road at about 12:35 p.m. Two vehicles were involved.

Authorities closed the road while they assessed at least one injured person. They were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The area was reopened about an hour after the crash.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Disabled tractor-trailer blocks SR-79 in Santa Ysabel

SAN DIEGO, CA – Drivers were being directed around a disabled tractor-trailer on State Route 79 in Santa Ysabel on Wednesday morning.

According to Caltrans San Diego, the tractor-trailer became disabled on northbound SR-79 shortly to the north of School House Canyon Road in the mid-morning on Wednesday.

Crews were directing traffic through the area one direction at a time around the stalled truck.

The closure continued for more than an hour.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Several lanes blocked on SR-78 after crash in Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car accident on State Route 78 in Vista blocked several lanes on Tuesday afternoon, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The accident was reported in the westbound lanes near Sycamore Avenue at about 9:30 p.m.

The three left lanes were blocked off by the crash. They were reopened before 10 p.m.

Further information is unavailable, including whether anyone was injured.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Lanes blocked by burning car on I-15 in Escondido

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two lanes were blocked on Interstate 15 in Escondido while firefighters knocked back a car fire on Tuesday morning.

According to Caltrans San Diego, the car was headed north when it began to catch fire near West Citricado Parkway shortly before noon. The driver pulled the vehicle to the righthand side of the freeway, where firefighters were able to extinguish the flames.

The two right lanes were closed for about half an hour. There is no word on whether anyone was injured.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Man rescued after car goes off cliff at Carlsbad Beach

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was rescued from the edge of the ocean after apparently driving his car off of a cliff at Carlsbad Beach on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Fox News San Diego, the accident happened off Carlsbad Avenue near Palomar Airport Road at about 5:10 p.m. For unknown reasons, the white SUV went through the guardrail and another fence before crashing down the side of a cliff face. The vehicle landed on its side on the edge of the water.

Rescuers pulled one person from the vehicle. They strapped him in a stretcher and, with the help of lifeguards and firefighters, were able to hoist the victim back to the top of the cliff.

The extent of the victim’s injuries is unclear.

The road was closed in both directions while crews worked at the scene.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Minor injuries reported after El Cajon intersection crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – Minor injuries were reported after a two-vehicle accident at an El Cajon intersection on Tuesday morning, according to CHP.

The accident happened near the corner of Woodside Avenue and Prospect Avenue at about 6:20 a.m. Two vehicles were involved in the crash that also hit a telephone pole.

At least one person reported minor injuries.

The power company was contacted to come and check the integrity of the pole after it was struck.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Rolled vehicle blocks lane on I-15 near Aero Drive

SAN DIEGO, CA – An overturned vehicle was blocking one lane on Interstate 15 on Tuesday morning, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The vehicle had been headed north on I-15 when it crashed and overturned near Aero Drive around 6:30 a.m.

One left lane was temporarily blocked by the accident but was reopened before 7 a.m.

Further information about the crash is not yet available at this time. We will update this story should more details be released, including the condition of the driver.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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