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Fire breaks out at Encanto-area house

SAN DIEGO, CA – Firefighters responded to a house fire in the Encanto area yesterday afternoon, according to KUSI. It took them roughly a quarter of an hour to extinguish the blaze.

There are no reported injuries due to the fire, which erupted in the 6000 block of Upland Street at approximately 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.

The single-story home was empty at the 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Overturned vehicle causes collision on I-8 west

LA MESA, CA – A black Ford pickup truck was traveling along I-8 west when the driver lost control and rolled his vehicle, reports California Highway Patrol. The incident occurred around 3:38 p.m.

The pickup was blocking the right lane when a smaller sedan slammed into its rear end while trying to avoid a collision. The sedan ended up on its side. All occupants were able to get out of the vehicles and were on the side of the road when officers arrived on the scene.

An ambulance was dispatched to the area to evaluate the occupants of the vehicles. It is unknown if anyone was transported to the hospital.

Tow trucks were also called to the area to set the vehicles back onto their wheels and remove them from the road.

Officers are investigating the cause of the accident and whether the driver of the black truck was intoxicated at the time.

Traffic was moving smoothly two hours later, after authorities cleaned up the area.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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: Good Samaritan helps single-car collision

ESCONDIDO, CA – A single-vehicle lost control on Camino Del Rey and ended up in a ditch on the side of the road, reports California Highway Patrol.

A vehicle was traveling along the Camino Del Rey around 7:17 p.m. when they lost control and ended up in a ditch. A passing motorist noticed the collision and stopped to help. The Good Samaritan pulled out a chain and tow hit and pulled the car in the ditch back to the road.

Authorities drove by the crash site but found the vehicle in the ditch was gone.

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 injured in collision near College West

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist was injured when he slammed into the side of a car that had pulled in front of him, reports Times of San Diego.

The motorcyclist was driving a Harley-Davidson on Collwood Boulevard when a Honda passenger vehicle pulled into its path. The motorcycle hit the driver’s side of the car. The victim was transported to the hospital with leg and head injuries.

The driver, who was not injured, stayed on the scene and cooperated with officers. The crash is still under investigation by the police. The motorcyclist is expected to survive his injuries.

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.

Skateboarder injured in hit-and-run in National City

NATIONAL CITY, CA -A young man was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding on Palm Avenue at 12:30 a.m., reports 10 News.

The driver fled the scene, leaving the injured skateboarder in the roadway. Witnesses were able to get a good description of the driver and car. An ambulance was called to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital with a head injury.

The suspect was described as a woman driving a black Mitsubishi Galant with extensive damage. Officers are investigating the accident and the sequence of events leading up to it.

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 killed on Encinitas Freeway

ENCINITAS, CA – A man running on I-5 was struck and killed Friday after he had been observed driving erratically, reports Fox 5 San Diego.

Officers received word of a black car driving haphazardly on I-5 south when it crashed near La Costa Avenue at around 10 p.m. The driver jumped out of his vehicle and ran across the road. As he was running he was struck by a vehicle.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released his name. The right lanes were shut down for over two hours until the investigation and debris could be cleared up.

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.

 

Hazard caused by wheel causes chain reaction

SAN DIEGO, CA – A red Camero impacted a piece of debris in the middle of the road, reports California Highway Patrol.

The red Camero was driving on the 805 when it hit an object. The driver pulled over to the right-hand side. A truck impacted the object and debris in the road from the red Camero and pulled over further down the road.

A tow truck was called to the area to remove the disabled vehicles. Another driver had impacted a piece of debris and their vehicle broke down near Carmel Valley on the right side.

Authorities stopped traffic to remove all of the hazards for the rest of the drivers. Officers discovered four cars had been impacted by the hazard. All vehicles had to be towed from the area.

Officers are investigating whether the object that caused the vehicles to crash was from another vehicle or was put there deliberately.

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: Truck blocking off-ramp

SAN DIEGO, CA – A report came in to the California Highway Patrol of a stalled car blocking traffic in the left turn lane.

A pickup truck stalled around 9:04 p.m. in the turn lane on Beyer Boulevard off the SR 905. Because of traffic in the area, the stalled truck has been hazardous for numerous drivers.

There haven’t been any crashes due to the truck being stalled in the road. A tow truck was sent to the area because the driver could not get the truck started.

Motorists should be careful when traveling in the area until the truck can be removed.

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-vehicle collision on Sugarbush Drive

OCEANSIDE, CA – Two cars collided on Sugarbush Drive around 7:54 p.m. reports California Highway Patrol.

A white Accura was traveling along Sagebrush Drive when it crashed into a black Mazda. Both cars ended up in the right lanes of the road. The wreck did not impact traffic.

Officers were dispatched to the area and interviewed both drivers. Neither was injured during the crash and an ambulance was not needed.

The roads were clear and the cause of the collision remains unknown. The roads were clear before the collision and there was minimal debris to be cleared up. Both cars were able to be driven off the street.  Officers are investigating what caused the collision.

Traffic News: Car rear-ended semi-truck on SR-78

OCEANSIDE, CA – A grey Nissan sedan rear-ended a semi-truck on the SR-78, reports California Highway Patrol.

The car was traveling west on the SR-78 when for an unknown reason, the car slammed into the back of the semi-truck. The Nissan started leaking gasoline on the road and both vehicles are disabled and blocking traffic.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a passenger having issues in the front seat. An ambulance was called to the scene to transport the passenger to the hospital.

The right two lanes of SR-78 west has been closed to traffic while the scene is being cleaned up. Officers are investigating the events leading up to 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.

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