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Car fire reported near Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY, CA – A car caught fire this morning near Spring Valley. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on the connector road between northbound State Route 125 and eastbound State Route 94 at around  6:26 a.m.

Police arrived on the scene to find a beige Toyota Camry pulled over on the righthand side of the road and on fire. The driver of the vehicle did complain of injuries at the time of the accident but refused an ambulance transport. It’s unclear how the vehicle caught fire 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Semi-truck catches fire in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, CA – A semi-truck reportedly caught fire this morning in Oceanside. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on Interstate 5 east of San Onofre Beach at around 7:30 a.m. It’s not clear why the vehicle caught fire or if anyone was injured in the accident.

The northbound lanes of I-5 were backed up for a time for investigation and cleanup. Our team will monitor the situation and post an update if any new information becomes available to us.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

SAN MARCOS, CA – Caltrans San Diego reported a car fire yesterday afternoon in San Marcos. According to the traffic report, the incident occurred on the westbound lanes of State Route 78 east of Rancho Santa Fe at around 1:49 p.m. No details on how the fire started are known at this time.

We can confirm that the left lane of westbound SR-78 was closed for about three hours for investigation and cleanup. It’s unclear if anyone was injured in 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.

Firefighters respond to fully engulfed car in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – A local fire department responded to an early morning vehicle fire on Interstate 5 in Oceanside on Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The fire was reported on the righthand side of the northbound lanes near Las Flores Drive at about 5:45 a.m. All occupants were able to exit the vehicle before the car when up in flames, spewing black smoke.

The fire department worked quickly to put out the fully engulfed vehicle.

No injuries were reported 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.

Car fire sparks brush fire in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – A brush fire spread up an Oceanside hill after a car accident sparked a vehicle fire on Interstate 5 early on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, an unknown number of vehicles were involved in a crash that happened on the southbound freeway in the area south of the San Onofre State Beach about 3:25 a.m. At least one vehicle caught fire and quickly became engulfed. The fire quickly began to pop and then spread up the hill. It took over an hour for firefighters to put the flames out.

The driver of the vehicle was able to exit the vehicle and walked away uninjured.

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.

SR-52 lanes blocked by car fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – Caltrans San Diego reported a car fire yesterday evening in San Diego. According to the report, the incident occurred on westbound State Route 52 near Santo Road at around 5:49 p.m.

The far left lane of the westbound roadway was closed for about an hour for investigation and cleanup. At this time, it’s unclear if anyone was injured in the fire. No further details have 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.

At least one injured in two-vehicle crash on SR-94

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was injured this afternoon in a two-vehicle crash and car fire in San Diego. According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on State Route 94 near Home Avenue at around 2:08 p.m.

A blue SUV and another vehicle collided white traveling eastbound on SR-94. When police arrived at the scene, they found the SUV on fire and the female driver outside of the car.

At least one person was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. No further details have been released 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.

Car crash and fire reported in Temecula

TEMECULA, CA – A vehicle crashed and caught fire this morning in Temecula. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on southbound Interstate 15 near a checkpoint station at around 9:11 a.m. A red SUV crashed for unknown reasons.

When police arrived, they found the SUV on fire. The driver of the vehicle had to be rescued and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown 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.

Two people seriously injured in high-speed Escondido collision

ESCONDIDO, CA – Two people were seriously hurt in a rollover collision involving a speeding vehicle in Escondido Friday morning, according to the Times-Advocate.

The accident occurred at Valley Parkway and I-15 at about 10:45 a.m. when a white 2019 Lexus IS350 and a black 2001 Mercedes E320 collided and trapped both drivers within the wreckage.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 46-year-old man from Vista, was allegedly driving at a high rate of speed when he went over the median and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

The Mercedes then collided with the Lexus, driven by a 52-year-old woman from Escondido, before rolling over multiple times, catching fire, and trapping both drivers.

The two were extricated from the wreckage, then were taken to the hospital with severe injuries.

The collision remains under investigation 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.

Car fire reported on State Route 76 in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, CA – A vehicle fire was reported yesterday afternoon in Oceanside. According to Caltrans San Diego, the fire occurred on westbound State Route 76 near North River Road at around 5:20 p.m. All lanes of westbound SR-76 were blocked for about two hours when the left lane opened up. The right lane stayed closed for about another hour.

It’s unclear how the fire started or if anyone inside the vehicle was 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.

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