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DUI suspected in Valley Center head-on collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – Drunk driving is suspected as a factor in a car accident that left two people with injuries in Valley Center on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Times of San Diego, a 56-year-old man was headed south on Valley Center Road in his 2008 F-450 when he lost control near Lilac Road at about 1:15 p.m. The truck ran into a fire hydrant on the righthand side of the road before veering back across the lanes. It then struck more than one tree in the median and a northbound 2018 Lexus ES350.

Both the Valley Center man behind the wheel of the pickup truck and the 50-year-old Escondido man who was driving the Lexus were transported to the hospital.

Authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

2 people hurt after allegedly drunk driver runs stop sign in Mountain View

SAN DIEGO, CA – A suspected drunk driver is said to have run a stop sign in Mountain View yesterday, causing himself and another driver to be injured, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The accident happened at 6:08 p.m. in the 400 block of S 45th Street, when the 35-year-old driver of a black 2012 Ford Fusion allegedly ran a stop sign.

The Fusion collided with a red 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck being driven by a 49-year-old man, then collided with a parked vehicle. That parked vehicle then struck a second automobile.

The driver of the Ranger sustained a broken leg in the crash.

The other driver suffered a laceration to the head. He is thought to have been under the influence at the time of the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate 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.

Uncooperative driver suspected of DUI after Oceanside crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities were investigating a motorist for drunk driving after a traffic collision in Oceanside on Thursday morning.

According to CHP, a dark-colored Nissan Sentra crashed into the side of a mountain on Anthony Road near Lilac Road at about 4:30 a.m. A witness reported that the driver’s car had been erratic prior to the collision, which overturned the vehicle.

Authorities investigated at the scene, the driver became increasingly uncooperative and investigators wondered if the person had been drinking. A blood test was ordered to confirm their suspicion.

The driver was not injured and no other vehicles were involved.

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 seriously injured in crash with pole

SAN DIEGO, CA – A suspected drunk driver was seriously injured in an accident with a utility pole in the Hidden Meadows area on Wednesday morning.

According to CHP, a woman’s vehicle slammed into a utility pole on Old Castle Road near Castle Crest Drive at about 6:40 a.m.

The victim was transported to Palomar Medical Center with major injuries, including an injury to her head.

Once at the hospital, a blood test was issued to determine whether alcohol was a factor in the accident. DUI has not been confirmed.

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.

Officers confirm DUI as factor in late-night I-8 hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver was being investigated for DUI after a late-night hit-and-run accident on Interstate 8 on Sunday, according to CHP.

The accident happened in the westbound freeway lanes near I-8 near College Avenue at about 11:55 p.m.

One righthand lane was blocked while authorities investigated.

No one was injured.

Officers were able to confirm that the two-vehicle hit-and-run accident was drunk-driving related.

We will keep this story updated as details are 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.

24-year-old hospitalized with multiple injuries after crashing electric scooter

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man suspected of being intoxicated was hospitalized after he crashed his electric scooter in Hillside early yesterday morning, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened in the 3500 block of Fourth Avenue at about 1 a.m., as a 24-year-old man was driving his Bird scooter northbound in the southbound, one-way street. He collided with the median and was then ejected from the scooter.

The man, who was later determined to have been under the influence, was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries. These included a fractured skull and multiple lacerations.

The victim’s identity was not immediately 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.

DUI driver attempts to flee through Safari Park after crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A drunk driver attempted to flee the scene of a two-car accident through the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Tuesday afternoon.

Fox News San Diego reports that the man had been westbound on San Pasqual Valley Road when he turned his Nissan Versa into the driveway of the Safari Park at about 3:45 p.m. As he was making a U-turn, the Nissan was struck by a Hyundai Sonata.

The man exited his vehicle and made a run for it through an open service gate into the park. Authorities later found and arrested him.

The Hyundai’s driver, a woman, sustained a fractured arm.

The 30-year-old man had a broken arm. He is facing charges for a felony hit-and-run as well as driving under the influence.

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 investigated for DUI after Mission Valley accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A suspected drunk driver crashed on a State Route 163 in the Mission Valley area on Monday evening, according to the CHP incident log.

A woman was on State Route 163 headed west toward I-8 and exit to Friars Road at about 8:45 p.m. The driver lost control and the vehicle slammed into the center divide before veering back into the traffic lanes and becoming disabled on the righthand side of the road near the Friars ROAD offramp.

Firefighters blocked off the lanes at the offramp while they worked at the scene.

Authorities suspected the woman had been drinking and driving. They moved the vehicle to a parking lot near the crash scene while they investigated the suspect.

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.

DUI driver injured after two-car crash in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was transported to an area hospital after a two-vehicle traffic collision in the Oceanside area on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, the accident happened in the 29800 block of Disney Lane at about 6 a.m.

One person was taken by ambulance to Palomar Medical Center. The same person was suspected of driving under the influence and officials order a blood test at the hospital.

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 arrested for DUI after hitting muraled wall

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing into a muraled wall in San Diego early on Sunday morning.

According to local news, the driver had been sitting in his black Nissan Juke near the corner of National Avenue and San Pasqual Street and appeared to be passed out behind the wheel. The man eventually woke up, gunned his vehicle across the street, and slammed into a wall mural across the way at about 6 a.m.

The man was detained and given a field sobriety test, which he failed. Officers then arrested the man.

He did not appear 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.

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