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Pedestrian killed in early morning hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run early Friday morning, reports NBC 7 San Diego.

The pedestrian, who was in his 40’s, was on a walk on Cholla Parkway around 1:00 a.m. when he was struck by a car driving at a high rate of speed. The force of the collision carried the pedestrian for a little way before he was thrown to the road.

Officers were called to the scene of the accident and found the victim had died of his injuries. The initial investigation discovered the suspect was driving a car with a loud muffler and was driving at a high rate of speed before he struck the pedestrian.

The suspect paused for a moment before driving away at a high rate of speed down 54th street. Officers are investigating the circumstances which led to the hit-and-run. This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be provided as it 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Hit-and-run leads to physical altercation

EL CAJON, CA – A hit-and-run led to a physical altercation between parties, reported California Highway Patrol.

A man called the police department around 6:39 p.m. and informed them he had been rear-ended by an unknown vehicle. This occurred on the southbound Interstate 67. The man had gotten out of his vehicle to get the other person’s information and was accosted by a woman in her 50’s. The woman punched him in the throat.

Before the man could make any move or speak, the woman drove off in her car. The man was not injured and his car received minor damage. The reporting party was able to make it home an waited for officers to be dispatched so he could make a more detailed description of the event.

It is unknown what provoked the woman to lash out violently. Officers are investigating the collision and more information will be provided when it 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.

Hit-and-run on the SR 67

SAN DIEGO, CA – A hit-and-run occurred this evening around 7:09 p.m. reported California Highway Patrol.

The person who reported the hit-and-run was driving along the SR- 67 when the suspect tried to run them off of the road. The driver used defensive driving to avoid a collision with the suspect. However, the suspect swerved back into the driver and hit them on the passenger side.

Both cars pulled off the freeway at Magnolia. The driver hoped that they would exchange insurance information after pulling off the road. However, the suspect did not stop and ended up hitting the driver’s side mirror of the car and drove away.

There were no injuries from the hit-and-run and the driver who reported the collision waited for officers to make a more detailed report. Officers are investigating the collision and more information will be provided as it 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.

 

Hit-and-run fatality in Mountain View

SAN DIEGO, CA – An 81-year-old man was killed when a car struck him Tuesday evening, reports NBC 7 San Diego.

The man was crossing Logan Avenue in the crosswalk and was struck by the suspect, who had turned onto Logan from 45th Street. An ambulance was called to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital. The victim was treated for a skull fracture but later died from his injuries. His family was notified but his name has not been released to the public.

The suspected driver fled the scene and a detailed description was not available. Officers are gathering information from the scene and investigating whether there are corroborating descriptions of the driver will lead them to the suspect.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be provided as it 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.

Hit-and-run reported on I-5 north

OCEANSIDE, CA – A woman reported being hit by a Toyota pickup truck while she was driving north on Interstate 5, reports California Highway Patrol. 

The woman was driving north on the I-5 at 10:18 a.m. when a Toyota SD truck hit her, spinning her into the guardrail. The woman pulled to the side of the road to wait for officers.

The woman was not seriously injured and her vehicle is still drivable. The driver of the pickup fled and has not been identified.

This blog will be updated if more 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.

UPDATE: Perpetrator admits to hitting cyclist from behind

RAMONA, CA – Chase Richard pleaded guilty Monday to striking Michelle Scott with his vehicle as she was biking to work last October, reports NBC 7, San Diego.

Richard struck Scott with his Ford Edge while she was biking on Route 67 near Dye Road on the morning October 2, 2019. Scott was transported to the hospital with a severe head injury. She remained there for over two months before being transferred into full-time care to recover from the brain injury.

Richard was arrested at a later date when a neighbor noticed his car was missing a license plate and was painted an odd color. Richard admitted his guilt to the hit-and-run and took a plea deal that includes two years in local custody, 20 months of mandatory supervision, and 200 hours of community service.

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

EL CAJON, CA – A pedestrian was found injured on the side of Jamacha Boulevard around 8:45 p.m. Thursday evening, reports California Highway Patrol. 

A good Samaritan saw the man on the ground on the side of the road and called the authorities. An ambulance took the pedestrian to the nearest hospital to be evaluated.

Officers concluded that the man was hit by a vehicle. Investigations are ongoing and more information will be provided as it 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.

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY, CA – A pedestrian was struck by a driver around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday near Central Avenue, reports Patch news. 

The 45-year-old man was going for a walk in Spring Valley Park when he was struck by a car. Witnesses believe the car was a gold Honda Civic. Witnesses say the car veered to the right for an unknown reason, striking the man. He suffered numerous injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The car left the scene quickly after striking the man. Details of the driver were not clear and officers are on the lookout for a suspect and the alleged vehicle.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be given as it 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.

UPDATE: Woman injured in hit-and-run accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities are on the lookout for a suspect in a hit-and-run collision that seriously injured a woman late Wednesday evening, reports Fox 5.

A blue pickup truck ran a red light on Friars Road just before 5:30 p.m. and crashed into a Lexus driven by a 60-year-old woman. The crash was reported to local authorities and the injured woman was transported to a local hospital with multiple fractures.

The suspect drove his truck away from the scene of the accident, parked the vehicle, and fled on foot.

A search was initiated for the suspect and the California Highway Patrol assisted SDPD by closing off-ramps in the area.

The hit-and-run suspect was not found, and officers will continue to investigate 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.

 

 

Traffic News: Off-ramps blocked for hit-and-run suspect

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Police Department requested the California Highway Patrol’s assistance in blocking off-ramps on the northbound and southbound sides of the 163 after reports of a hit-and-run around 7:18 p.m., CHP reports.

The suspect in the hit-and-run eluded police. Officials are joining with local officers to keep traffic away from the area as they search for the suspect.

The details of the hit-and-run have not been released yet.

As this is an ongoing event, more information will be provided as it 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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