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Update: Truck involved in fiery crash that injured SUV driver

SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver of an SUV was injured in a fiery accident involving a tractor-trailer in Tierrasanta early on Wednesday morning.

According to local Fox News, a Ford Flex was eastbound on State Route 52 at about 6 a.m. The Ford collided with the back of a tractor-trailer near Santo Road and then left the road.

The front end of the SUV caught fire and the flames spread to nearby bushes.

The driver of the SUV was injured in the accident and taken to a local hospital. An update on their condition 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Truck fire causes extended closures in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – A tractor-trailer fire causes extended closures on Interstate 215 in Temecula on Wednesday evening, according to CHP.

A tractor-trailer fire was reported in the northbound lanes on I-215 near Scott Road at about 5:40 p.m. The fire started near the engine and quickly grew.

Traffic began backing up behind the incident and authorities closed all but one lane until after midnight. The roadway was reopened by Thursday morning.

It is unclear how the fire began or if anyone was injured in the accident.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 fire on SR-52 ignites brush, injures one

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car fire on State Route 52 left at least one person with injuries on Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A vehicle caught fire in the eastbound lanes of SR-52 near Santo Road at about 6 a.m. It appeared the vehicle had been turned around in a car accident before landing in some bushes and starting to burn.

Passersby stopped to try to fight the fire even before emergency crews were able to arrive but the fire still spread to the brush around the vehicle.

At least one person received medical attention 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.

Truck fire reported in San Diego airport parking garage

SAN DIEGO, CA – A truck fire was reported inside the parking garage at the San Diego International Airport early on Sunday morning.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the truck was parked inside the parking structure for Terminal 2 when it caught fire at about 2:45 a.m.

When firefighters arrived, they found the burning truck but were unable to get their fire vehicles inside the parking structure. Using hose extensions, they were able to put out the fire in about half an hour.

An arson investigator is working to determine the cause of the fire.

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 crash injures one on SR-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car caught fire after a traffic collision on State Route 15 on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of SR-15 near north of El Cajon Boulevard at about 4:15 p.m. One of the vehicles then went up in flames.

Two lanes were blocked for about half an hour because of the accident.

At least one person suffered minor injuries in 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.

Two killed in fiery crash on two-lane road in Ramona

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people were killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Ramona on Sunday afternoon, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

A driver and passenger were going east in a white Chevrolet Camaro on San Vincente Road when the vehicle careened across the two-lane street near Wildcat Canyon Road and off the other side at about 5 p.m. The car hit a couple of trees and then went up in flames.

The fire totally engulfed the car and then spread from the car to some of the surrounding vegetation.

The two occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have 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.

Quick-acting passerby puts out car fire in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – The underside of an SUV went up in flames on Interstate 5 in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon after a fuel leak started a fire.

According to CHP, the incident occurred on northbound Interstate 5 near State Route 76 at about 1:25 p.m.

A passerby pulled over by the SUV and discovered that gas was pouring out of the vehicle. The Good Samaritan used a shovel to throw dirt on the fire, extinguishing the flames within ten minutes of the initial report.

It is not clear 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.

Vehicle fire reported on SR-905

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle fire along State Route 905 during Monday evening’s rush-hour.

The incident was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. near the exit to  Britannia Ave. when a passerby noticed someone waving their hands outside of a dark-colored sedan that appeared to be on fire, according to CHP.

Moments later, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames along the shoulder. Both occupants in the vehicle were able to escape without injury.

Details regarding what may have sparked the fire have not yet been released. We will continue to monitor this developing story for any pertinent updates should they be released to the 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.

 

Car fire reported following 4-vehicle crash on I-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – One vehicle was fully engulfed in flames following a rush-hour crash along I-805 involving 4 vehicles Monday morning.

According to the CHP, the accident occurred when one motorist struck a dog in the northbound lanes of the interstate near 43rd street shortly after 8 a.m.

The initial collision caused a chain reaction that resulted in a four-vehicle pileup on the roadway with one vehicle on fire. Just moments after the collision occurred, the vehicle became completely engulfed in flames.

Minor injuries were reported as a result of the crash, but no information with regard to how many people were injured has been released. Unfortunately, the dog was killed in 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.

Vehicle fire shuts down I-5 on-ramp

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol were forced to close all lanes on a busy I-5 on-ramp following a vehicle fire Thursday evening.

According to Caltrans, the incident was reported at about 5:39 on the ramp from westbound State Route 905 to southbound I-5.

No injuries were reported as an immediate result of the blaze. However, the ramp was shut down for about an hour, reopening at about 6:40 p.m.

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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