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At least two seriously injured by El Cajon crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least two people suffered major injuries in a head-on collision in El Cajon in the early hours of Monday, according to CHP.

Two vehicles were involved in the head-on collision on Jamacha Boulevard near Kempton Street at about 1:40 a.m.

One person in each of the vehicles was transported to a local hospital and received treatment for major injuries.

Alcohol was a factor in the accident.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Drunk driver causes two-vehicle crash on I-215

SAN DIEGO, CA – A two-vehicle traffic collision was reported on Interstate 215 in Temecula on Wednesday night, according to CHP.

The male driver of an SUV had been drinking before he crashed into a black Honda sedan in the northbound lanes near Newport Road at about 5:15 p.m.

The driver of the SUV was reportedly falling asleep in his vehicle even while it was still blocking the slow lane of the freeway after the crash.

An ambulance was called to the scene but further details have 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Drunk man walks into traffic after Temecula crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities rescued an intoxicated man from the travel lanes on State Route 74 after the man crashed his car on Thursday afternoon.

According to CHP, the 911 caller reported that they had witnessed the man drinking before he crashed his white Nissan SUV with a white Toyota Tundra near Melba Avenue at about 1:30 p.m.

After the accident, the drunk man got out of his car and began walking out into traffic, clearly very intoxicated. When authorities arrived on the scene, they were able to get him out of the roadway before he was injured by a passing car.

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.

Driver to be charged with felony DUI after Oceanside crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person sustained major injuries in a drunk driving accident in Oceanside in the early morning hours of Thursday.

According to CHP, a van crashed off the roadway in the 2200 block of Monte Vista Drive at about 1:45 a.m.

Both occupants appeared trapped in the car. The woman sustained major injuries, including a severe back injury. It is unclear at this time whether the second occupant, a man, was also injured.

Alcohol was a factor in the crash. An initial report stated that the driver will be charged with a felony DUI because of the severity of the injuries.

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.

Minor injuries reported after truck strikes tree in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – Minor injuries were reported after a vehicle struck a tree in on a side street in Temecula late on Monday morning, according to CHP.

A white Toyota Tacoma struck a wall and a tree in the 47100 block of Butterfield State Road at about 11:30 a.m. The accident was blocking the entrance to Antria Park.

At least one person sustained minor injuries in the collision. It was suspected that the driver might have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of 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.

20-year-old’s life-threatened in San Ysidro fiery crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was severely injured after crashing with several parked cars along Beyer Boulevard in the San Ysidro area on Monday night.

According to the Times of San Diego, the 27-year-old was speeding eastbound in his 2012 Chevrolet Camaro when he crashed near Smyth Avenue at about 8:45 p.m. He slammed his Camaro into a Jeep and then four other cars, all parked and unoccupied. The Jeep and Camaro both caught fire.

Emergency crews pulled the driver from the front seat of the burning car and transported him to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol is believed to have factored 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.

One person dead, another injured on I-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was killed and another seriously injured in Interstate 15 on Monday night outside of the San Diego.

According to the Times of San Diego, the solo vehicle crash happened in the northbound lanes south of Gopher Canyon Road at about 12:30 a.m. A Lexus ES 350 carrying two 21-year-olds left the highway at a high speed, went across the median, and up the embankment along the freeway. The vehicle struck a guardrail at the top of the embankment then rolled back down the hill.

The driver was ejected as the car turned side-over-side. The Riverside County man was transported from the scene at pronounced dead at Palomar Medical Center. The passenger was also transported from the scene and treated for serious injuries.

Neither occupants were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. Alcohol may also have played a roll 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.

Drunk driver injured in rollover crash in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – Minor injuries were reported after a late-night drunk-driving related rollover crash in Oceanside on Monday, according to CHP.

The drunk driver overturned his vehicle on State Route 76 near Rice Canyon Road at about 11:11 p.m. The car was in the roadway, creating a hazard for other drivers after the crash.

When emergency workers arrived on the scene they transported the unidentified driver to Palomar Hospital. The victim was treated for minor injuries. It was also determined that they were under the influence at the time of the crash.

The drunk driver’s vehicle was the only car involved 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.

Scooter rider suffers life-threatening injuries in collision with SUV

SAN DIEGO, CA – An intoxicated man riding a scooter was struck by an SUV near Liberty Station on Sunday, according to the Times of San Diego.

The 36-year-old was riding an electric scooter on Byron Street near Rosencrans Street at about 10:40 p.m. He drove through a red light and crashed into a Volvo SUV.

The man was transported from the scene to a local hospital with a brain bleed and other life-threatening injuries.

The 20-year-old female driver remained at the scene and cooperated with officials.

The scooter’s rider was determined to be intoxicated at the time of 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.

Suspected DUI driver injuries sleeping man in Mission Bay

SAN DIEGO, CA – A sleeping man was injured by a suspected drunk driver while he was sleeping in his parked vehicle in the Mission Bay Area on Wednesday.

Fox News San Diego reports that a 21-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle on East Mission Bay Drive in the area of Clairemont Drive and SeaWorld Drive at about 5:20 a.m. He struck a car parked along the side of the road, injuring a 58-year-old man sleeping in the stationary vehicle. That car was then pushed into a third vehicle.

The injured man was transported to a hospital in La Jolla where he received treatment for a severe brain bleed.

There was also someone sleeping in the third vehicle, but they were uninjured.

The driver was suspected to be driving under the influence at the time of the crash. His name 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.

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