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Driver flees after early morning collision on I-5

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a hit-and-run collision on I-5 south of downtown San Diego early Thursday morning.

According to the CHP, Troopers were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash at about 6:50 a.m. on I-5 near the exit to State Route 15.

Investigators say the driver of a white Mercedes was facing the wrong way in the median and attempted to make a U-turn when he was struck by an oncoming white Sedan.

The driver of the Mercedes fled the scene of the crash before authorities arrived. It is unclear whether the other driver sustained any 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Woman injured by hit-and-run driver on I-8

SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman was injured in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 8 on Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A woman was driving a dark grey Scion in the westbound lanes when she was struck by a vehicle near Mission Gorge Road just before noon.

The other driver immediately left the scene and the woman was not able to give a description of the vehicle that fled.

Injuries were reported from the incident but further details are still unclear. We will update this story should more information become 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Motorcyclist suffers broken ankle in Clairemont hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver collided with a motorcyclist, causing him serious injuries, then left the scene of the accident in the Clairemont area on Thanksgiving night.

According to The Times of San Diego, the accident occurred in the 4400 block of Clairemont Drive at about 7:50 p.m. when a dark-colored Ford vehicle, described as possibly an SUV or a pickup truck, made a left turn onto Clairemont Dr.

The truck then collided with a motorcyclist, who had attempted to avoid the collision by swerving into the middle of the roadway.

The motorcycle then crashed into two other vehicles that had been parked on the side of Clairemont.

The driver of the Ford then fled the scene and was last seen on Clairemont.

The motorcyclist suffered multiple non-critical injuries, including a broken ankle, and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the accident 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.

Hit-and-run accident reported in Bonsall

BONSALL, CA – The California Highway Patrol reported a hit-and-run accident this morning in Bonsall west of the All Seasons RV Park. According to the incident report, the collision occurred on southbound Interstate 15 and Gopher Canyon at around 10:02 a.m.

The victim of the hit-and-run did not suffer any injuries in the collision.

Police say the suspected vehicle is a grey Scion.

No further information is known 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.

Semi-truck involved in hit-and-run accident in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA – A semi-truck was involved in a hit-and-run accident this morning near Manzanita Canyon in San Diego. According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on State Route 15 and Interstate 805 at around 11 a.m.

A semi-truck and a grey Mustang were both traveling southbound on SR-15 when a third vehicle crashed into them and fled the scene.

An ambulance was called to the site and transported at least one person to a hospital for treatment. The extent of the injuries sustained in the accident is unknown 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.

Hit-and-run injury accident reported near Palm Ridge Park in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol reported a hit-and-run injury accident this morning near Palm Ridge Park in San Diego. According to the CHP’s accident logs, the collision occurred on Interstate 805 and Palm Avenue at around 9:41 a.m.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a silver Jeep SUV overturned on the side of the road. After speaking with the victim and witnesses, they discovered that the driver of the Jeep was the victim of a hit-and-run accident.

No details on the suspected vehicle have been released at this time.

The victim suffered unknown injuries in the crash and was transported to a nearby hospital 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.

Hit-and-run driver arrested after he returns to the scene in Cahuilla

CAHUILLA, CA – A hit-and-run driver was arrested this morning after he returned to the scene of an accident he caused last night near the Cahuilla Casino at Mountain Sky. According to the California Highway Patrol, the man was arrested at 52702 State Route 371 at around 7:59 a.m.

The 30-year-old man crashed his vehicle into a fence and a curb, doing over $5,000 in damage.

When the suspect returned to the scene this morning, police say it took three security guards to detain him. It’s unclear why he returned to the site.

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.

61-year-old man dies in hit-and-run accident in Kearny Mesa

KEARNY MESA, CA – A 61-year-old man died in a hit-and-run accident in Kearny Mesa yesterday afternoon. According to Fox 5 San Diego, the fatal crash occurred right outside Sharp Memorial Hospital at around 5:40 p.m.

The victim was taken into the hospital for treatment where he later died from his injuries.

Police do not have a current description of the suspected vehicle. If you have any information on the incident, please contact the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division at 858-495-7800.

Our team will post an update if any further 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.

Driver uninjured after truck hits-and-runs in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver escaped injury when a tractor-trailer tried to pass their small SUV and struck them in Oceanside on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, the driver of a green GMC Envoy was northbound on Interstate 5 when a truck pulling a long white trailer attempted to pass the SUV. The truck rear-ended the vehicle but then continued on toward the north without stopping.

Thankfully the driver was uninjured in the incident. However, the victim was unable to move the stick-shift car and a tow truck was called to take the vehicle from the scene.

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 hits fire hydrant in Valencia Park

SAN DIEGO, CA – Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that damaged a fire hydrant in the Valencia Park area on Sunday night.

According to a local news report, officials responded to a scene near the corner of San Jacinto Drive and Castana Street at about 10:30 p.m. A driver had struck a fire hydrant before fleeing the scene. The fire hydrant was so badly damaged that water was spewing in a geyser about 50 feet into the air.

The suspect had left the scene before police arrived. However, one of the vehicle’s bumpers with the license plate still attached was found at the scene.

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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