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Motorcyclist injured in collision near College West

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist was injured when he slammed into the side of a car that had pulled in front of him, reports Times of San Diego.

The motorcyclist was driving a Harley-Davidson on Collwood Boulevard when a Honda passenger vehicle pulled into its path. The motorcycle hit the driver’s side of the car. The victim was transported to the hospital with leg and head injuries.

The driver, who was not injured, stayed on the scene and cooperated with officers. The crash is still under investigation by the police. The motorcyclist is expected to survive his 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Pedestrian killed on Encinitas Freeway

ENCINITAS, CA – A man running on I-5 was struck and killed Friday after he had been observed driving erratically, reports Fox 5 San Diego.

Officers received word of a black car driving haphazardly on I-5 south when it crashed near La Costa Avenue at around 10 p.m. The driver jumped out of his vehicle and ran across the road. As he was running he was struck by a vehicle.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released his name. The right lanes were shut down for over two hours until the investigation and debris could be cleared up.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

 

Hazard caused by wheel causes chain reaction

SAN DIEGO, CA – A red Camero impacted a piece of debris in the middle of the road, reports California Highway Patrol.

The red Camero was driving on the 805 when it hit an object. The driver pulled over to the right-hand side. A truck impacted the object and debris in the road from the red Camero and pulled over further down the road.

A tow truck was called to the area to remove the disabled vehicles. Another driver had impacted a piece of debris and their vehicle broke down near Carmel Valley on the right side.

Authorities stopped traffic to remove all of the hazards for the rest of the drivers. Officers discovered four cars had been impacted by the hazard. All vehicles had to be towed from the area.

Officers are investigating whether the object that caused the vehicles to crash was from another vehicle or was put there deliberately.

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.

Traffic News: Truck blocking off-ramp

SAN DIEGO, CA – A report came in to the California Highway Patrol of a stalled car blocking traffic in the left turn lane.

A pickup truck stalled around 9:04 p.m. in the turn lane on Beyer Boulevard off the SR 905. Because of traffic in the area, the stalled truck has been hazardous for numerous drivers.

There haven’t been any crashes due to the truck being stalled in the road. A tow truck was sent to the area because the driver could not get the truck started.

Motorists should be careful when traveling in the area until the truck can be removed.

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-vehicle collision on Sugarbush Drive

OCEANSIDE, CA – Two cars collided on Sugarbush Drive around 7:54 p.m. reports California Highway Patrol.

A white Accura was traveling along Sagebrush Drive when it crashed into a black Mazda. Both cars ended up in the right lanes of the road. The wreck did not impact traffic.

Officers were dispatched to the area and interviewed both drivers. Neither was injured during the crash and an ambulance was not needed.

The roads were clear and the cause of the collision remains unknown. The roads were clear before the collision and there was minimal debris to be cleared up. Both cars were able to be driven off the street.  Officers are investigating what caused the collision.

Traffic News: Car rear-ended semi-truck on SR-78

OCEANSIDE, CA – A grey Nissan sedan rear-ended a semi-truck on the SR-78, reports California Highway Patrol.

The car was traveling west on the SR-78 when for an unknown reason, the car slammed into the back of the semi-truck. The Nissan started leaking gasoline on the road and both vehicles are disabled and blocking traffic.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a passenger having issues in the front seat. An ambulance was called to the scene to transport the passenger to the hospital.

The right two lanes of SR-78 west has been closed to traffic while the scene is being cleaned up. Officers are investigating the events leading up 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.

Jacumba rollover crash kills two and injures one

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car rolled over on Interstate 8, killing two people and sending another to the hospital, reports Fox 5 San Diego.

A car was driving on I-8 near the In-Ko-Pah Brake Check around 2:30 p.m., when the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled over. The crash sparked a fire.

The fire department and police were dispatched to the area. Officers found that two people had died during the collision and a third had suffered severe injuries.

A life-flight helicopter was dispatched to the scene. Officers had to close the east and west lanes for the helicopter to land.

Offers are investigating what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and the sequence of events leading up to it. The victims’ names have not been identified.

All lanes were reopened around 6:00 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.

Single vehicle collision sends one to the hospital

SAN DIEGO, CA – A grey sedan crashed into the traffic attenuators on the 805 Wednesday, reports California Highway Patrol.

A single-vehicle swerved into the traffic attenuators around 9:15 on the 805 near the SR-54. Reports from other drivers described for police that the collision sent smoke and dirt everywhere and popped the lock on the trunk. The driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

After the driver was taken to the hospital a tow truck removed the disabled vehicle and the highway patrol initiated a break in traffic for the traffic inspector. The inspector will look at the crash cushions and judge whether they need to be replaced.

Officers are investigating the collision and what could have caused the sedan to overcorrect. It is unknown whether drugs or alcohol were a factor.

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.

Gas line damaged by woman in crash

OCEANSIDE, CA – A woman accidentally crashed her minivan into a shopping center, rupturing the gas line Wednesday, reports Fox 5 San Diego.

A woman was in the shopping center parking lot at 3776 Mission Avenue around noon: when, for unknown reasons, she crashed her minivan into the building rupturing a gas line.

Firefighters were called to the scene for a blowing and broken line. The area was evacuated as well as nearby businesses. The woman was able to get out of her vehicle on her own.

She was later taken to the hospital for minor injuries. No other injuries were reported in the area. Officers are investigating the circumstances which caused the woman to crash into the store.

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 on Valley Center Road

ESCONDIDO, CA – A single-car accident blocked traffic on Valley Center Road Wednesday, reports California Highway Patrol.

The driver of an SUV lost control and collided with a fence on the side of the road around 2:54 a.m. Local fire officials were called to the scene to help clear the collision.

A tow truck was called to the area. The driver’s family asked to take the SUV but still allowed the tow truck to remove the vehicle from the area.

The driver was not transported to the hospital but was reported to have minimal injuries. Officers are investigating what caused the SUV to lose control. Valley Center Road was reopened for traffic after the tow truck removed the vehicle.

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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