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Woman injured by hit-and-run driver on I-8

SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman was injured in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 8 on Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A woman was driving a dark grey Scion in the westbound lanes when she was struck by a vehicle near Mission Gorge Road just before noon.

The other driver immediately left the scene and the woman was not able to give a description of the vehicle that fled.

Injuries were reported from the incident but further details are still unclear. We will update this story should more information become 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Drunk driver damages vehicles in overnight crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two vehicles were damaged when a drunk driver crashed on Interstate 5 in Chula Vista in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

According to CHP, a driver, under the influence of alcohol, was headed north in a grey Ford Explorer when they lost control and crashed with a green Chevrolet Cobalt near J Street at about 1 a.m.

The driver of the Chevrolet pulled to the side of the road with the vehicle’s emergency flashers on and the drunk driver ended up in the center divider.

When officials arrived, they were able to charge the intoxicated driver.

Thankfully, no one 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Out of control driver causes multi-vehicle crash on 1-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – More than one vehicle was struck when a driver lost control on Interstate 805 in National City on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, the driver of a black Nissan Pathfinder lost control in the southbound lanes near East Plaza Boulevard just after 11 a.m. Before crashing head-on into the center divider, the SUV hit a black Jeep Cherokee and a flatbed semi-truck. At least one or two more vehicles were also involved in the crash and the vehicles and debris were blocking two lanes.

An ambulance was immediately called to the scene, and at least one person was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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.

Fatal pedestrian accident reported on I-5

SAN DIEGO, CA – A fatal pedestrian accident in the early hours of Tuesday was the reason for an overnight closure of lanes on Interstate 5.

According to the Times of San Diego, the accident happened in the northbound lanes near Via de San Ysidro at about 12:40 a.m.

The identity of the victim has not been released nor have the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident.

We will continue to keep this story updated as more information about the incident becomes 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.

High-speed pursuit through San Diego ends in crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A high-speed chase that started in downtown San Diego ended in the suspect crashing into a traffic light pole Monday afternoon.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the chase ensued when the suspect ran through a stop sign at about 12:15 p.m. When an officer attempted to pull the driver over, they continued onto the southbound lanes of I-5.

The unidentified male driver led police for several miles on I-5, reaching speeds upwards of 99 mph. before taking the exit to H Street in Chula Vista.

The driver took the exit too quickly causing him to collide with a traffic light pole in the center median. He was then taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries and is expected to be booked into jail on charges related to the incident.

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.

Multiple lanes blocked following collision on I-5

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least two lanes were closed along I-5 following an early morning collision Tuesday.

According to Caltrans San Diego, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of I-5 just north of the Via De San Ysidro overpass at about 1:20 a.m.

Details regarding the circumstances leading up to the collision or if any injuries were sustained as a result remain unclear at this time.

All lanes on this portion of I-5 have since been reopened.

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.

1 hospitalized following 3-vehicle collision on I-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was transported to the hospital following a collision involving several vehicles on I-15 early Tuesday morning.

According to the CHP, the crash occurred shortly after 6 a.m. within the northbound lanes of I-15 near the on-ramp from Mira Mesa Boulevard.

Initial reports were of an SUV that had struck the center divider and was blocking the roadway, causing multiple vehicles to collide with the stalled vehicle and debris in the roadway.

One person complaining of pain at the scene was transported to a local hospital for further treatment.

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.

72-year-old bicyclist struck by car in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – An elderly bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in a residential section of Oceanside on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Emergency teams were called to the scene where a 72-year-old man had been struck by a car on Lilac Road near Anthony Road at about 1:45 p.m.

The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities.

The condition of the bicyclist has not been released.

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.

Two trapped in overturned vehicle in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities were called to an overturned vehicle accident on Interstate 5 in Temecula early on Monday morning, according to CHP.

A Chevrolet Tahoe overturned in the northbound lanes near Rancho California Road at about 2:30 a.m. Two people were trapped inside the vehicle and were extricated by firefighters.

An ambulance was also called to the scene. Further information about the condition of the victims has not become 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 injured in Temecula crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was injured in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 74 in Temecula on Monday afternoon.

According to CHP, a white Toyota Corolla crashed with a white Ford Escape near Vincent Avenue at about 12:40 p.m.

At least one person sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Further information has not been released. We will update this story should more details become 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.

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