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Pedestrian seriously hurt following Point Loma collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was seriously injured yesterday after being struck by a car at the same Point Loma intersection where a pedestrian was killed two days earlier.

Fox 5 San Diego reports that the San Diego Police Department responded to a vehicle-vs.-pedestrian collision at the intersection of Rosecrans and Hugo Streets at about 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. No details about the crash are available at this time, though police say the driver remained on the scene and cooperated with their investigation.

Southbound traffic on Rosecrans in the area was blocked for some time following 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Motorcyclist hurt in single-vehicle crash on I-15 in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, CA – A motorcyclist was seriously injured yesterday in a single-vehicle crash on I-15, the Times of San Diego reports.

The accident occurred at about 7:45 a.m. in the southbound lanes ahead of SR-78, when a motorcyclist traveling in the far-left lane locked his brakes in an attempt to slow for sudden traffic. The motorcycle slid into the center lanes and landed atop the rider.

A group of bystanders lifted the motorcycle off its injured rider, who was then transported by emergency responders to Palomar Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Elderly an injured by vehicle backing up in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CA – A man received serious head injuries yesterday when he was hit by a vehicle as it reversed out of an apartment parking lot, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

The incident occurred at a complex located 2nd Avenue between Quintard Street and Orange Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The victim—identified only as an elderly man—was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and cooperated with police. They do not suspect alcohol to have been a factor.

It is unclear whether that individual will face any criminal charges.

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.

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-5 in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CA – A pedestrian was struck and killed on northbound I-5 near E Street this morning, CBS 8 reports.

Police dispatchers received reports of a pedestrian walking in the I-5 roadway at approximately 2:50 a.m. today. California Highway Patrol units were dispatched, but the pedestrian had already been fatally struck by the time they arrived. A black SUV and a red sedan were both pulled over in the area, but it is unclear which, if either, struck the victim.

This is a developing story. We will update our blog as more information 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.

Crash blocks all lanes of NB I-805 at University Ave

SAN DIEGO, CA – A collision blocked all lanes of northbound I-805 at University Avenue early this morning, Caltrans San Diego reports.

The crash occurred shortly before 3 a.m. today. The three left-most lanes had been reopened by 4:19 a.m., with the final lane reopening about 20 minutes after that.

We do not know whether anyone was injured at this time, but will provide updates if that information is 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.

Abandoned vehicle affecting traffic at I-5 and SR-78

SAN DIEGO, CA – An abandoned vehicle is causing stop-and-go traffic on southbound I-5 at SR-78, the California Highway Patrol reports.

The incident was first reported at 5:42 a.m. CHP is on the scene now, and will attempt to move the vehicle soon.

It does not appear as though anyone has been injured at this time.

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.

Police respond to hit-and-run in National City

SAN DIEGO, CA – California Highway Patrol units were on the scene of a hit-and-run collision in the National City area this morning, according to their logs.

The crash occurred on northbound I-5 at Civic Center Drive, and CHP arrived at 5:32 a.m. to find a grey Nissan Sentra with extensive front-end damage. The other vehicle had evidently left the scene.

Fortunately, no injuries have been reported at this time. We will continue to follow this developing story and provide additional updates if possible.

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.

Injuries reported following 3-vehicle crash on Jamacha at SR 125

SPRING VALLEY, CA – The California Highway Patrol requested an ambulance following a three-vehicle collision at an intersection in the Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood late this morning.

At 11:52 a.m., emergency responders arrived at the intersection of Jamacha Road and Sweetwater Road, where two Hondas and a Cadillac had collided. At least one of the vehicles was blocking the right turn lane at the time.

An ambulance and tow trucks were called to the scene. No further details are available at this time.

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.

Injuries reported after semi strikes sedan near Camp Pendleton

SAN DIEGO, CA – A collision between a semi truck and a sedan this morning resulted in unknown injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP units arrived at the scene of the crash on northbound I-5 ahead of Las Pulgas Road shortly after 11 a.m. today. A white semi truck had collided with a tan sedan, and both vehicles had since been pulled to the side of the road.

The exact nature and number of the injuries remains unclear at this time. We will attempt to update this blog if we learn more.

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.

Road rage incident leads to injuries in Winchester

WINCHESTER, CA – An incident of road rage led to a collision with unknown injuries in the Dutch Village neighborhood this afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reports.

The crash took place on Leon Road at Lantana Way sometime before 10:30 a.m. this morning. One vehicle was blocking the northbound lanes of Leon when CHP units arrived on the scene.

No further details are available at this time. However, we will continue to monitor this developing story, and provide updates if possible.

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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