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Police chase leads to man on roof

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was arrested after he led officers on a chase, crashed his car, and then hid on a roof, Monday morning reports 10 News San Diego.

When officers attempted to stop a Kia, around 12:20 a.m. on Monday, the driver sped away. Officers followed the vehicle and noticed the suspect driving recklessly.

The driver later crashed into a pole on Marilou Road and then ran from the vehicle on foot through backyards, fences, and finally ending up on a roof on Brookline Street.

The suspect refused to come down until officers put their weapons away. A local fire crew was called to the scene to offer a ladder to get the man down. The stand-off lasted for 45 minutes before he finally surrendered.

Officers believe the suspect was driving under the influence and was tested as such. The man will also be charged with felony evasion.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Single-vehicle overturned on east lanes of I-8

EL CAJON, CA – A grey sedan overturned on Interstate 8 around 4:17 Monday, reports California Highway Patrol.

A woman driving a grey sedan overcorrected while driving on I-8 and slammed into the center divider. The force of the crash caused the vehicle to roll over into the dirt on the opposite side of the road.

Numerous callers reported the collision. A good Samaritan helped the driver out of the car and waited with her until officials arrived. An ambulance was dispatched to the area to transport the driver to the hospital.

A tow truck was able to roll the vehicle back onto the tires and remove it from the roadway. Officers are investigating the cause of the accident and the sequence of events leading up to it.

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.

Motorist pulled from vehicle after single-car collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver was pulled out of an overturned vehicle when it crashed Sunday on the I-5, reports Times of San Diego.

The driver of a Toyota Scion rolled the vehicle around 9:40 a.m. Sunday. It is unknown what may have caused the Scion to rollover. The collision caused the car to end up on its roof.  Witnesses saw the vehicle overturn and stopped to render aid to the driver.

It is unknown if the driver was transported to the hospital with injuries.

Three of the lanes on the I-5 were closed for the collision. Officers investigated the scene for the sequence of events that led to 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.

Pedestrian injured in motorcycle hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist seriously injured a pedestrian in the Ocean Beach area Sunday evening, reports Times of San Diego.

Police say the pedestrian was struck on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard near Voltaire Street around 8:40 p.m. Traffic stopped for a red light when the 51-year-old Harley Davidson driver decided to pass the stopped cars. A 26-year-old was crossing the street when the motorcyclist struck him.

The motorcyclist did not stop to help the pedestrian and instead drove off, leaving his passenger behind. An ambulance transported the pedestrian to the hospital with a dislocated hip.

Officers are searching for the driver of the motorcycle.

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.

Fiery single-car collision kills one

SAN DIEGO, CA – A single-car collision killed the driver starting the truck on fire, reports Fox 5 San Diego.

A pickup truck crashed on the southbound I-15 near Cesar E. Chaves Parkway around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. During the investigation, officers found the truck lost control and hit a center divider. The truck then went down an embankment and ended up on a nearby street where it caught fire.

An ambulance was dispatched and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the driver has not been released to the public.

The collision shut down two lanes of the interstate for about five hours. Officers are investigating the possible sequence of events that led to the collision.

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.

Early morning collision kills one

SAN DIEGO, CA – An early morning car crash in downtown San Diego killed one person, reports CBS 8 News.

The two-vehicle collision happened on the corner of State Route 94 and F Street at 4:20 a.m., and closed the westbound left lanes for over an hour.

An ambulance was on the scene for possible injuries. One person has died and it is unknown if anyone else was transported to the hospital. Officers are investigating the sequence of events that led up to the collision.

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 experiences medical episode, hits 4 bicyclists with car

CORONADO, CA – A man hit four cyclists with his car, injuring three of them, after experiencing a medical episode while behind the wheel in Coronado on Saturday, according to NBC San Diego.

The accident happened in the 800 block of First Street around 4 p.m. when the 50-year-old driver of a Toyota experienced a medical issue and lost control of the vehicle. He struck four bicyclists, three of whom received injuries that ranged from serious to minor. They were taken to a hospital in San Diego for treatment.

The identities of the victims have not been released at this time.

The driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the crash occurred.

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.

Three-vehicle accident in Valley Ctr possibly a result of alcohol

VALLEY CENTER, CA – An early-morning crash in Valley Center may have been a result of intoxicated driving, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

One of the vehicles in the three-vehicle collision rolled over during the crash, which happened at 1:51 a.m. at the intersection of Miller Road and Misty Oak Road.

It is unclear at this time if anyone was injured in the accident.

Our news team will monitor this developing story and will post further details as they are made 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 killed in I-5 Independence Day crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – An early-morning Independence Day crash on Interstate 5 (the San Diego Freeway) resulted in the death of at least one person, according to NBC San Diego.

The accident involved a motorcycle, a white sedan, and a third, unidentified vehicle. It took place around 5 a.m. near Via De La Valle South.

Authorities diverted traffic south of Del Mar Heights Road for investigation and cleanup of the accident.

There is no information available at this time regarding possible injuries.

We will continue to monitor this developing news story and will update information on our blog as more details are made public.

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 overturned on I-15 North

TEMECULA, CA – A single-vehicle collision caused the vehicle to end up on its roof, reports California Highway Patrol. 

A report was filed with the CHP that a vehicle was seen on its roof around 10:02 p.m. It is believed that the vehicle did not collide with another vehicle. The driver apparently lost control and collided with the center divider, causing the car to end up on the roof.

Because of the severity of the vehicle damage, an ambulance was dispatched to the area. A fire truck was also dispatched to the area because reports were coming in of smoke billowing from the car’s engine.

A tow truck was called in to rotate the vehicle to its original position. Officers are also investigating the sequence of events that led up to the collision with the center divider. As this is an ongoing investigation, more information will be provided as it 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.

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