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At least one injured by SR-15 hit-and-run accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was injured in a hit-and-run accident that happened on State Route 15 early on Tuesday afternoon.

According to CHP, the victim was driving her white Honda when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver on SR-15 south near I-805 at about 1 p.m. Her damaged vehicle was then struck by a white Toyota Highlander and another car.

The woman was injured by the accident, although further details of her injuries are not available. It is unclear whether anyone else was injured.

A description of the hit-and-run driver’s car was unavailable.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 seriously injured in Sorrento Valley hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver at a Sorrento Valley intersection early on Sunday morning.

According to a local news story, a driver struck the 25-year-old woman at the intersection of Carroll Canyon Road and Scranton Road after midnight. The vehicle, a dark-colored sedan, pulled into the intersection, did a wide “donut,” and struck the pedestrian.

The victim suffered serious and life-threatening injuries.

The driver left the scene and remains at large. Police are asking that anyone was information pass along what they know.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

21-year-old killed, 5 people injured after high-speed pursuit ends in crash in La Presa

LA PRESA, CA – A woman was killed, and two men, two teenagers, and a 15-month-old toddler sustained injuries after the driver of an allegedly stolen vehicle ran a red light in La Presa.

According to the Times of San Diego, the accident occurred near the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Jamacha Road at about 10 p.m. Friday, after Sheriff’s deputies reportedly spotted a stolen vehicle, which was being operated by a 17-year-old driver.

The teen driver sped away from deputies, which began a high-speed pursuit. The teen allegedly ran a red light, then crashed into two vehicles.

The driver then reportedly attempted to flee the scene on foot but was apprehended by authorities a short time later.

A 21-year-old woman in the first vehicle was taken to the hospital with severe wounds. There, she succumbed to her injuries.

Two men and a 15-month-old, all of whom were occupants of the second struck vehicle, were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries. They are expected to recover.

The driver and their 16-year-old passenger were treated for minor injuries.

The passenger was arrested on suspicion of crimes related to a weapon in the allegedly stolen car.

The driver is facing multiple charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle and vehicular manslaughter.

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.

Bicyclist struck and killed by car in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car while riding his electric bike on a rural road in El Cajon on Wednesday evening.

According to local Fox News, the 32-year-old man was struck by an SUV from behind while riding his Electra Townie bike on Willow Glen Drive. The accident happened near the intersection with Dehesa Road at about 7:20 p.m. The driver was going eastbound about 45 mph when their vehicle veered toward and hit the bicyclist.

The bicyclist, a La Mesa resident, was not wearing a helmet. He was ejected from the bike and died at the scene. His identity is being withheld until authorities can notify his family.

The driver remained on the scene. Alcohol is not believed to have factored in the accident, however, the investigation is ongoing.

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 leaves victim injured in Chula Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to the California Highway Patrol, at least one person was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Chula Vista on Tuesday.

The accident happened near the intersection of Moss Street and Bradley at about noon. The suspect vehicle was described as a white SUV that closely resembled a Porsche Cayenne and hit a small white Mazda SUV.

At least one person was injured by the accident.

Further information has not yet 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.

Man reportedly smashes into car, high school fence while intoxicated

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities are searching for a man believed to have crashed through a high school fence in the Lincoln Park area while under the influence on Friday night.

According to the Times of San Diego, the crash occurred near Lincoln High School, which is located at 4777 Imperial Avenue, at about 8:25 p.m., when the driver of a white Ford pickup truck crashed into a parked vehicle, and then into sturdy fencing around the high school.

The driver, described as acting suspiciously and as though intoxicated, then fled the scene on foot.

Authorities continue to search for him at this time.

No injuries were immediately reported from 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.

Hit-and-run driver seriously injures pedestrian in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – A person was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on State Route 74 in Temecula on Thursday evening, according to CHP.

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of SR-74 near Hammack Avenue at about 6:15 p.m. Several drivers stopped their cars are the scene, including the driver who hit the pedestrian. However, the suspect then fled the scene on foot.

The victim was seriously injured in the accident to the point that authorities were not sure if they were going to be able to survive the accident.

Further information has not yet 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.

One person injured in hit-and-run in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was injured in a hit-and-run accident reported on Interstate 15 in Temecula on Monday morning.

According to CHP, the accident happened on Interstate 15 southbound south of Temecula Parkway at about 7:20 a.m.

At least one person was injured in the accident, however, the seriousness of the driver’s injuries was not clear.

The victim’s vehicle was moved out of traffic where the driver determined that the vehicle was likely drivable.

There was no description available of the suspect’s vehicle or which direction they were headed.

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 injures bicyclist in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, CA – A bicyclist was struck and injured by a driver who fled the scene on Sunday morning, ABC San Diego reports. Police later arrested the man they believe responsible for the crash, and have charged him with felony hit-and-run with injuries and DUI.

The victim, identified only as a 65-year-old Arizona woman, was riding her bicycle near La Costa Canyon High School when she was struck by a black Cadillac, which left the scene without stopping. Authorities arrived on the scene shortly after 10:40 a.m., and took the seriously injured woman to Palomar Medical Center.

Police soon discovered the Cadillac with the aid of a helicopter. They arrested its driver and booked him into Vista Detention Facility. He has been identified as John Hutchinson, 26.

Authorities are continuing their investigations.

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.

Ambulance called for at I-15 accident scene

SAN DIEGO, CA – An ambulance was called to the scene after a vehicle took out 40 feet of fence in an accident on Interstate 15 on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, a small black sedan crashed on northbound I-15 near State Route 94 at about 9 a.m. The car crashed on the right side of the road, took out about 40 feet of chain-link fencing, hit a light pole, then landed in the bushes.

An ambulance was called to treat the involved parties but the driver had left the scene but left their vehicle on 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.

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