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Person airlifted to hospital with severe wounds from late-night Ramona crash

RAMONA, CA – One person was airlifted to the hospital following a head-on collision in Ramona late Saturday night.

According to FOX 5 San Diego, the accident occurred near the intersection of Haverford Road and Highway 78 at 9:08 p.m.

A total of six people were involved in the crash, with one of those being airlifted to the hospital for the treatment of severe injuries.

The remaining five people suffered either minor or no injuries.

No further information is available 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Update: Man killed, woman seriously hurt in Ramona head-on collision

RAMONA, CA – A man was killed and a woman was severely injured when their two vehicles collided head-on in Ramona on Thursday.

According to the Times of San Diego, the previously-reported crash occurred on Julian Road (also known as State Route 78), near Magnolia Avenue, at about 6:45 p.m., when a 1998 Honda Civic crossed into the path of oncoming traffic.

The driver of the Honda, a 28-year-old man from Vista, collided head-on with a 2019 Ram pickup truck operated by a 56-year-old woman.

The male driver died at the scene.

The other driver was airlifted to the hospital in Escondido with serious injuries. She is expected to survive.

It is unknown if intoxicated driving played a role in the collision.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Carlsbad man hospitalized following head-on collision

CARLSBAD, CA – One man was sent to the hospital in critical condition following a head-on collision involving two SUVs Tuesday afternoon.

According to the City News Sevice, the accident occurred at about 12:41 p.m. when a Honda CR-V collided with a Dodge Durango near the intersection of Alicante Road and Tanzanite Drive.

Police believe the 62-year-old man in the Honda was traveling at a  high rate of speed when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with the Dodge. The man in the Honda was rushed to a local hospital to be treated for critical, potentially life-threatening injuries following the crash.

The driver in the Dodge, a 44-year-old man from Oceanside, sustained minor injuries in 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.

3 hospitalized following wrong-way hit-and-run crash in La Mesa

LA MESA, CA -Three people were sent to the hospital as the immediate result of a multi-vehicle wrong-way crash on a La Mesa freeway early Wednesday morning

According to KGTV, the accident occurred at about 4:30 a.m. along State Route 125 near the Grossmont Boulevard intersection.

Investigators with the CHP believe a Honda Accord crashed into a Toyota SUV along the roadway before the driver responsible for the crash left his disabled vehicle, fleeing on foot.

A short time later, several vehicles came upon the crash at a high rate of speed and collided with the totaled vehicles in the roadway. At least three motorists involved in the second collision were hospitalized with unknown injuries.

No identifying information with regard to the wrong-way driver has been made available 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.

2 people, 2 animals injured in head-on trucking accident

POWAY, CA – Two people were injured and two dogs were hurt and a horse died as the result of a head-on collision on State Route 67 Tuesday afternoon.

According to KUSI, the accident happened north of Poway Road just after 1 p.m.

Police believe a semi-truck was traveling southbound on SR-67 when the driver veered into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a pickup truck carrying livestock. The truck careened off the roadway and overturned in a nearby ravine. The livestock trailer was thrown into the roadway in the process.

The driver of the pickup and a passenger in the same vehicle were rushed to Palomar Medical Center to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. One horse in the trailer died at the scene of the crash. Two dogs were taken to an animal hospital for treatment.

Police have not yet determined the cause 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.

Man killed, another suffers multiple facial fractures in Santee wrong-way crash

SANTEE, CA – A man was killed and another man sustained fractures to his face after a wrong-way crash in East County last night, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened at about 6 p.m. on Mission Gorge Road, near Cottonwood Avenue, as the 50-year-old operator of a blue 2003 Acura sedan was driving the wrong way, in the lane of oncoming traffic.

The 59-year-old driver of a white 1984 Toyota pickup then collided head-on with the Acura.

The first driver was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to the hospital for the treatment of multiple non-critical injuries, including several fractures to his facial bones.

The identities of the victims have not yet been revealed.

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 injured, one airlifted after head-on crash in El Cajon

EL CAJON, CA – One person was airlifted and another transported by ambulance after a head-on crash on two-lane road east of downtown El Cajon Thursday.

According to Fox News San Diego, a red sedan collided with a white van near where  La Cresta Boulevard intersects Mountain View Road at about 8:30 a.m.

Video footage shows one victim being loaded into a helicopter. A second victim was transported from the scene in an ambulance. It could not be confirmed whether the victims were drivers or passengers.

The accident closed both lanes of traffic until a tow truck arrived on the scene shortly after 9 a.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.

55-year-old man killed in head-on crash in Fallbrook

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 55-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon in a violent head-on crash in Fallbrook. The man was traveling eastbound on East Mission Road in his Toyota truck at around 1:20 p.m. A 47-year-old woman was traveling westbound in a Ford Mustang. According to FOX 5 San Diego, the woman veered into the oncoming lane and crashed head-on into the Toyota.

Emergency responders had to use the jaws of life on both vehicles to rescue the drivers. The 55-year-old man was helicoptered to Palomar Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

The woman was determined to have been under the influence of an unnamed drug. She was also taken to Palomar Medical Center for treatment.

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 dead, two injured in motorcycle vs. pickup truck accident in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, CA – A man died when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in an accident Sunday afternoon on San Pasqual Valley Road, according to ABC 10 News.

The collision occurred in the 18000 block of San Pasqual Valley at about 1:40 p.m.

The victim, a 65-year-old man driving a 2020 Harley-Davidson in the eastbound lanes, crossed over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

He then collided with a 1997 Ford 250 traveling in the westbound direction.

The motorcyclist was killed in the accident.

The driver of the Ford, an 88-year-old man, and a passenger in the vehicle were taken to the hospital for the treatment of unspecified injuries.

The accident is 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.

One killed, three injured in Vista accident

VISTA, CA – According to Fox News, one person has died, and three people were injured in an accident in Vista on Thursday.

The accident was reported at about 10:55 p.m. near the intersection of West Vista Way and Cooper Avenue. A 51-year-old man driving a Chevrolet hatchback was involved in a head-on collision with an Infiniti sedan. The driver of the Infiniti, as 22-year-old woman, veered from her westbound lane and struck the hatchback as it was heading east.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until next of kin can be notified.

The hatchback’s passenger and the Infiniti’s driver were transported to Palomar Medical Center with serious injuries.

A passenger in the Infiniti was taken to another hospital with minor injuries.

Alcohol was believed to be a factor in 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.

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