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17-year-old girl injured by red-light runner in Mission Bay

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 17-year-old girl was seriously injured when a car ran through a red light and struck her in the Mission Bay area on Sunday evening.

According to Fox News San Diego, the girl was using the crosswalk at the intersection of West Mission Bay Drive and Bayside Lane at about 6:55 p.m. A westbound 1996 Lexus sedan went through the red light at the Bonita Cove parking lot and struck the girl.

Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital. She had suffered a brain bleed, fractures in her face and limbs, and considered in life-threatening condition.

The driver, a 63-year-old man, remained at the scene. Intoxication did not factor in the accident.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 in a wheelchair killed by car in Chula Vista identified

SAN DIEGO, CA – The identity of the man who was riding a motorized wheelchair when he was struck by a car in Chula Vista has been released.

According to the Times of San Diego, the 86-year-old man was identified as Byungsun Han of Chula Vista.

The man was on Oxford Street near Oxford Court when an eastbound Hyundai SUV struck Han just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Witnesses’ accounts are conflicting as to whether or not the victim was inside the unmarked crosswalk at the intersection.

Han was transported to a San Diego hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing and could take several weeks to complete. At this time no charges have been filed as it appears that the driver was most likely following traffic laws when the accident happened. However, the conflicting witness statements and murky nature of right-of-way conventions complicate the investigation.

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 I-5 in downtown San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was killed by a vehicle on Interstate 5 in downtown San Diego on Wednesday evening, according to Fox News.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-5 near the exit to Front Street at about 9:05 p.m.

Many details about the accident have yet to be released, however, authorities confirmed that one pedestrian was killed in the accident. Their identity has not been released.

We will update this story as 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.

Scooter rider suffers brain injury after being hit by car in Mission Bay Park

SAN DIEGO, CA – A scooter rider was severely injured after being struck by an SUV in the Mission Bay Park neighborhood area this afternoon, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The accident occurred at 1:25 p.m. in the 1200 block of W Mission Drive, when a 67-year-old woman driving a Ford Escape went to the right side of the roadway as she was crossing a bridge. She then collided with the victim, a 30-year-old man operating a scooter.

The scooter rider was taken to the hospital for the treatment of road rash and a brain hemorrhage. He is expected to make a recovery.

Authorities do not believe that the driver was under the influence 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.

Pedestrian seriously injured by accident in Little Italy

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a car in San Diego’s Little Italy on Wednesday evening, according to local Fox News.

The pedestrian was struck near the corner of Kettner Boulevard and Grape Street at about 9 p.m. Emergency responders rushed them to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Further information about the crash has not been released and we will update this story as it continues to develop.

It is unclear whether the driver remained on 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.

60-year-old pedestrian injured while crossing the street

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was seriously injured by a car while crossing the street in the Jamacha-Lomita neighborhood on Monday evening.

According to Fox News San Diego, the 60-year-old woman was crossing Cardiff Street near Jamacha Road at about 8 p.m. She was not in the crosswalk when a southbound black SUV struck and injured her.

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, which including a broken pelvis, a collapsed lung, and fractured ribs. The injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The driver fled 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.

Two men killed by 13-year-old in crash identified

SAN DIEGO, CA – The two men who were killed by a young teenager driving her mother’s car in Escondido on Friday night have been identified.

According to Fox News San Diego, the victims were 33-year-old Mateo Salvador and 51-year-old Sofio Sotelo Torres. They were killed by a 13-year-old driver who had taken her mother’s Ford Expedition without permission. The crash happened at the intersection of Mission Avenue and Ash Street at about 11:15 p.m.

Authorities had attempted to stop the SUV after observing a motor vehicle violation but the driver did not stop and instead sped off before losing control at the crash scene. The vehicle went into some bushes and struck the two men who were sleeping there.

The men had been living as transients before the crash took their life. Police have not been able to notify their families.

The crash remains under investigation and it unclear what charges the teenager may face.

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 arrested after Encinitas hit-and-run injuries one

SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver involved in a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian in Encinitas was arrested on Tuesday morning.

According to Fox News San Diego, the accident happened at the intersection of East D Street and Vulcan Avenue. The driver of a black sedan that was mangled in the accident and struck a pedestrian fled from the scene on foot.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The driver was arrested soon after the accident.

Drugs or alcohol may have played a factor in the accident although that has not yet been confirmed by investigators.

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.

Service suspected after train kills pedestrian in Encinitas

SAN DIEGO, CA – Train service was suspended in Encinitas after a pedestrian was struck and killed on Monday afternoon, according to local news.

The pedestrian was struck near the railroad crossing at Chesterfield Drive and San Elijo Avenue at about 3 p.m.

Service for North County Transit trains and Amtrak trains was suspected until about 6:30 p.m.

The victim died at the scene. Their identity is expected to be released after authorities have been able to notify the family.

The incident is still under investigation.

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.

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