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Police respond to hit-and-run in National City

SAN DIEGO, CA – California Highway Patrol units were on the scene of a hit-and-run collision in the National City area this morning, according to their logs.

The crash occurred on northbound I-5 at Civic Center Drive, and CHP arrived at 5:32 a.m. to find a grey Nissan Sentra with extensive front-end damage. The other vehicle had evidently left the scene.

Fortunately, no injuries have been reported at this time. We will continue to follow this developing story and provide additional updates if possible.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Border Patrol finds hit-and-run driver after Murrieta crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was apprehended by Border Patrol officers after fleeing from a car accident on Interstate 15 in Murrieta on Sunday.

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the agents were alerted to a multi-vehicle accident on I-15 near a checkpoint at about 5:30 p.m. When they arrived on the scene, a bystander reported that a man fled the scene after attempting a carjacking.

Authorities discovered the man, a convicted felon, not very long later walking along the northbound lanes. After matching his description, the 49-year-old was detained.

He has been charged with felony DUI and a felony hit-and-run following the accident.

There is no word on whether anyone was 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Man and woman seen fleeing La Presa accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man and a woman were seen leaving the scene of a car accident in State Route 76 in the La Presa area on Thursday morning.

According to CHP, the collision happened on SR-76 near Via Montellano a few minutes before 9 a.m. The vehicle went off the roadway.

When authorities arrived, they found the vehicle abandoned. A witness reported seeing a man and a woman walking away from the car accident.

It is unclear whether officials were able to catch up with the driver.

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 injured in hit-and-run run in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was injured by a hit-and-run driver in Oceanside on Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident was reported near the shooting range on Henderson Road near Pala Mission Road at about 4:50 p.m.

When authorities arrived on the scene, they discovered that the driver had fled.

It was confirmed that the pedestrian sustained injuries in the accident, however, the extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown.

We will update this story as more information about the incident 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.

Hit-and-run driver sought after Fallbrook crash injures one

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to the California Highway Patrol, a hit-and-run accident left at least one person with injuries in Fallbrook on Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of a white Cadillac sedan left the scene after hitting a red Hyundai Elantra which then struck a black Toyota Corolla in the 1700 block of South Mission Road at about 5:25 p.m.

At least one person was injured in the three-car collision.

Two lanes were blocked while authorities investigated at the scene. It is unclear whether authorities were able to apprehend the hit-and-run driver.

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 injured in hit-and-run near hospital in Balboa Park

SAN DIEGO, CA – A hit-and-run accident left at least one person was injured after a crash near the hospital in Balboa Park on Friday morning.

According to CHP, the accident happened in the 34800 block of Bob Wilson Driver on the campus of Balboa Naval Medical Center at about 10:30 a.m.

It has been confirmed that at least one person was injured, and the suspect driver left the scene.

Further information is not yet 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.

Chula Vista police catch hit-and-run driver after I-5 crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – Officials were able to apprehend a hit-and-run driver and his companions after a motorcyclist was injured on I-5 on Thursday evening.

According to CHP, the driver of a white Toyota Prius fled after initially stopping at the scene on southbound I-5 near State Route 54 at about 6:15 p.m.

Chula Vista police officers began searching in the area and eventually located the driver and two other men at another location.

Meanwhile, the motorcyclist was receiving treatment for a broken foot.

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 escapes injury when driver hits wheelchair in La Presa

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man narrowly escaped injury when a driver struck his motorized wheelchair then fled in the La Presa area Thursday.

According to CHP, the man was in the Big Lots parking lot on Sweetwater Road near Jamacha Road when the incident took place at about 11:50 a.m.

A black mid-sized SUV struck his wheelchair, damaging the front wheel, then fled from the area.

Thankfully, the man was not injured.

Police were on the lookout for the suspect Thursday afternoon.

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.

Hit-and-run injuries at least one near Santee on SR-52

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was injured by a hit-and-run driver in an accident on State Route 52 in Murrieta on Tuesday afternoon.

According to CHP, the driver of a blue sedan struck the victim in the merge lane on State Route 52 to Mast Boulevard at about 3:15 p.m. The driver then fled down Mission Gorge Road.

At least one person reported injuries from the accident. Thankfully the victim escaped without serious injuries.

Police were looking for the blue sedan and its driver.

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.

Abandoned crashed car found near Camp Pendleton

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle was found abandoned and crashed near the train tracks close to Camp Pendleton South on Wednesday morning.

According to CHP, someone came upon the crashed vehicle next to the train tracks near the Stuart Mesa Mechanical Facility along I-5 at about 4:20 a.m. The vehicle was abandoned when the passerby called 911 but appeared to have come from I-5.

While a tow truck was called to the scene, crews searched the area for the driver of the car. After finding no one, they surmised that the driver, and any passengers, had fled the scene without reporting the damage they caused.

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.

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