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Pedestrian killed in S Coast Hwy accident in Encinitas

ENCINITAS, CA – A woman died after being hit by a car in the Encinitas area last night despite the efforts of bystanders and the driver to aid her, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident happened in the 2600 block of South Coast Highway, also called 101 Highway, at about 8 p.m. when the victim, a woman in her 50s, was hit by a vehicle.

The driver immediately stopped to render aid to the pedestrian, as did multiple bystanders.

Despite this, the victim, who has not been publicly identified, died of her injuries after being taken to the hospital.

The driver is not believed to have been under the influence when the crash happened and is reportedly cooperating with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Man dead after Chula Vista pedestrian accident

CHULA VISTA, CA – A man died as a result of a pedestrian accident in Chula Vista last night, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. at Del Monte Avenue and Main Street when a man was struck by a vehicle.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was taken to the hospital and there, died of injuries sustained during the collision.

Authorities do not believe the driver, who remained at the scene following the crash and has reportedly cooperated with police, was under the influence when the collision happened.

The driver was not reported as injured.

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.

Pedestrian killed by vehicle in El Cajon crash

EL CAJON, CA – A pedestrian woman in her 50s was killed last night in a El Cajon crash. Police responded to the incident at the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Orange Avenue at around 11 p.m.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, the woman in her 50s was crossing the street when a vehicle crashed into her, leaving her with significant head injuries. Emergency responders declared her dead at the scene of the accident.

No details about the suspected vehicle have been released at this time. The authorities have said that they do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved in 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.

Woman injured after falling underneath her family’s car

SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman in Temecula was injured when she slipped and fell beneath her family’s car on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident tracker, the woman’s daughter was moving a vehicle in the 39500 block of Almaden Court while she stood nearby. The mother slipped and fell near the moving vehicle and was run over.

An ambulance was called to the scene but further details were not available as of Wednesday afternoon.

We will update this story should more information come to light.

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.

Labor Day accident on I-8 kills pedestrian

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to Patch.com, an unidentified pedestrian was struck and killed in the roadway of Interstate 8 on Monday night.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes past where Interstate 15 crosses Interstate 8, at about 10:15 p.m. While details surrounding the accident are still unclear, a Toyota RAV4 and a Honda Accord were both involved in the crash, which killed one person. Both vehicles were still on the scene of the accident when a witness called 911.

Local authorities closed lanes on Monday night as they investigated the accident.

No information about the victim has been released. We will update this story should more information about the incident come to light.

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.

Police looking for August hit-and-run driver

SAN DIEGO, CA – Police are asking for help identifying a driver who is still at large after an August hit-and-run accident that left a pedestrian injured.

According to NBC San Diego, the driver struck a 69-year-old man near the intersection of Central Avenue and Orange Avenue on August 14 at about 10:15 p.m. The pedestrian was walking in a crosswalk when the unknown sedan hit him.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries.

The driver did not stop or call 911 but turned onto Central Avenue, then backed up and fled down Orange Avenue.

Surveillance footage shows that the sedan may have been dark-colored. It might have damage to the front end.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the police with 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.

Person ejected in crash killed by passing vehicle in Mission Valley

SAN DIEGO, CA – A person who had been ejected during a Sunday-morning car crash on Interstate 8 in Mission Valley was then fatally struck by a passing vehicle, according to the Times of San Diego.

The crash happened on Interstate 8 near Mission Gorge Road at about 12:40 a.m. when a person crashed a red Saturn into the interstate median.

The driver was ejected during that crash, then was hit by another vehicle, a Mercedes. The driver died as a result of the second accident.

The occupants of the Mercedes stopped after impact to call 911.

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.

Two pedestrians involved in a traffic collision on SR-163

SAN DIEGO, CA – A traffic collision involving two pedestrians was reported this afternoon in San Diego. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on State Route 163 and Balboa Avenue at around 12:16 p.m. When police arrived on the scene, they found two males in the middle of the southbound traffic lanes. The details of the crash and how the two men are involved are not clear at this time.

It is also unclear if anyone was injured in the collision. Our team will monitor the situation and post an update if any new information is released.

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.

46-year-old pedestrian killed in North Park crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 46-year-old pedestrian was killed last night near North Park. FOX 5 San Diego reports that the fatal collision occurred at around 7:40 p.m.

The man was crossing the street at University Avenue between 36th and 37th Streets when he was struck by an eastbound 2007 Nissan Maxima driven by a 52-year-old woman.

Emergency responders declared the pedestrian dead at the scene of the accident. The driver stayed at the crash site and cooperated with police. Investigators say that they do not believe intoxication was a factor in 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.

Bicyclist severely injured in Middletown hit-and-run accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicyclist was severely injured Friday afternoon after being hit by a minivan in a hit-and-run accident in the Middletown area, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident happened at about 1:30 p.m. on West Washington Street and India Street when a 66-year-old man was struck by a vehicle, possibly a blue 2005 Dodge Caravan with damage to the windshield or front of the vehicle.

The suspect fled the scene after the collision.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was taken to the hospital with severe, life-threatening head injuries.

According to footage obtained by the San Diego Police Department, two passengers were with the suspect when the accident happened.

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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