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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Victim ID’d in June 27 Dulzura crash

LA MESA, CA – The victim in a head-on collision in Dulzura last month has been identified, according to the East County Magazine.

The victim is 20-year-old La Mesa man Joshua Ruben Valtierra, who died on June 27 of blunt force injuries that he received during the accident.

The accident happened on State Route 94, near Little Tecate Road, when a vehicle struck Valtierra’s car in a head-on collision. Valtierra’s car then flipped over and crashed down the side of an embankment.

Authorities continue to investigate 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.

Head-on collision sends one to hospital

SAN DIEGO, CA – A head-on collision sent one person to the hospital early Thursday morning, reports Fox 5 News.

The collision occurred on Route 94 near the Otay Truck Trail around 7:20 a.m. The head-on collision occurred between an SUV and a work truck. The circumstances that led to the collision are unclear at this time.

California Fire Department of San Diego was dispatched to the scene in case the collision sparked a fire in the dry brush near the road. The California Highway Patrol controlled traffic while fire authorities and medical personnel helped the victims.

One person was transported to the hospital with major injuries. The other passengers were unharmed. It is unknown what factors led to the collision and authorities are investigating 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.

One dead, two injured in SR-94 crash in rural East County

Photo Credit: Cal Fire San Diego

DULZURA, CA (SAN DIEGO COUNTY) – A head-on collision in rural East County led to one person’s death and the injury of two others Saturday morning, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident occurred on State Route 94, near Summit Road, in Dulzura at 6:35 a.m.

One person was airlifted to the hospital while another was taken by ground transportation, both for the treatment of severe injuries. A third person died at the scene of the accident.

According to the report, one of the vehicles involved in the head-on collision was totaled after traveling around 50 feet down the side of an embankment.

Authorities closed the highway for several hours for the cleanup and investigation of the crash. They reopened it around 11:30 a.m, about five hours after 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.

One dead in head-on crash near Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside

LAKESIDE, CA – One person died today in a head-on accident involving a truck and a sedan on Wildcat Canyon Road, according to a report by ABC 10 News.

The accident occurred just before 1:30 p.m. near the Barona Resort and Casino.

There is no information at this time regarding the circumstances of the crash or the identity of the victims.

We will continue to monitor this story and will update our blog as information is 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.

Two people seriously injured after a head-on collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people were seriously injured in a head-on collision near Lincoln High School in San Diego yesterday night. San Diego Police arrived at the incident on Imperial Avenue at around 9:15 p.m. A 45-year-old man in a Toyota Corolla was driving west on the eastbound lanes of Imperial when he crashed head-on into a 19-year-old woman in a Toyota RAV4.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department had to rescue at least one of the individuals from a rolled over vehicle. It’s unclear which vehicle rolled over in the crash.

The 19-year-old woman suffered a broken arm and fractured pelvis. The man sustained a concussion and a left arm fracture. Both drivers were transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment.

San Diego Police are investigating the incident currently. Police have maintained that drugs or alcohol were not involved in the accident.

Our team will update this story if new information becomes 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.

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