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Three people hurt after driver crashes while allegedly fleeing police in Rancho San Diego

RANCHO SAN DIEGO, CA – Three are injured, and a man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly collided with a minivan while fleeing a police pursuit in Rancho San Diego this morning.

The Times of San Diego reports that the crash occurred on Jamacha Road and Brabham Street at about 10:50 a.m., after the driver of a green Geo Metro reportedly sped away from an officer attempting to make a traffic stop.

The driver, 34-year-old Joshua Furister, allegedly drove in a reckless manner, passing other vehicles over the center line. He reportedly ran a red light, then crashed with a black minivan.

Furister and his passenger, along with the driver of the minivan, were taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening wounds.

Furister is facing charges of reckless driving and felony reckless evading arrest.

The identities of the other two victims were not immediately released.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Motorcyclist dead after crashing into tree in Pauma Valley

PAUMA VALLEY, CA – A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a tree in the Pauma Valley area this afternoon, according to ABC 10 San Diego.

The crash occurred on State Route 76, near South Grade Road, at 3:34 p.m., when a motorcyclist went off the side of the roadway, then collided with a tree.

A medical helicopter was called to the scene just before 4 p.m. to transport the victim.

The victim, however, died at the scene at 4:10 p.m.

The identity of the victim was not immediately released.

No further details are available 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.

One dead, three injured following accident on State Route 76

OCEANSIDE, CA – At least one person died, and three others were injured following an accident on State Route 76 yesterday, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident occurred in Oceanside, near the Pala Casino Spa Resort, at 6:20 p.m., when two vehicles collided.

One person was killed as a result of the crash.

Another three sustained undisclosed injuries.

The identity of the deceased victim was withheld pending family notification.

Authorities did not immediately release the cause of 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.

One person found dead after house in East SD catches fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – A person was killed in a house fire in East San Diego this afternoon, according to the Times of San Diego.

The blaze happened in the Teralta West neighborhood at about 3 p.m., in a one-story home in the 4100 block of Fairmount Avenue.

One person was found dead inside the building. Their identity was not immediately released.

Downed power lines reportedly made it dangerous for fire authorities to access the blaze. Despite the hazards, firefighters were able to get the fire under control within 15 minutes.

There is no word yet as to what started the fire, and authorities are continuing to investigate the blaze.

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.

Man injured, facing possible charges after crashing while fleeing police in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, CA – A young man allegedly under the influence was injured after he crashed his vehicle during a police pursuit in Escondido early this morning.

According to FOX 5 San Diego, the accident happened near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Ash Street at about 2 a.m., when police began to pursue a driver reported for suspected DUI.

The pursuit ended when the vehicle overturned and crashed.

The driver, who was identified only as a man in his mid-20s, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical wounds.

He was taken into police custody on suspicion of driving while under the influence.

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.

Teen driver suffers liver wound, passenger hurt after crash in Point Loma Heights

SAN DIEGO, CA – An 18-year-old driver was seriously hurt, and another man suffered a leg injury during an allegedly speed-related crash in the Point Loma Heights area early yesterday.

According to ABC 10 News, the accident happened at about 12:20 a.m. in the 2700 block of Worden Street, when an 18-year-old driver collided with another vehicle that was making a left turn from Polack Avenue onto Worden.

The impact pushed one of the vehicles into five vehicles that were parked nearby.

The 18-year-old driver, who was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed when the crash occurred, sustained a liver laceration during the crash. His passenger, identified only as a man in his 20s, suffered a leg fracture.

The second driver was not reported as injured.

The teenage driver was investigated for DUI, though it is unclear what the results of that evaluation were.

The identities of the passenger and drivers were not 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.

Two dead after being struck by 13-year-old girl allegedly driving mom’s car

ESCONDIDO, CA – Two men were killed in Escondido late Friday night after they were struck by a 13-year-old girl who was reportedly operating her mother’s vehicle and fleeing police pursuit.

According to ABC 10 News, the accident occurred near the intersection of Ash Street and Mission Avenue at about 11:20 p.m., when Escondido police made a traffic stop on a vehicle.

A 13-year-old girl, reportedly operating her mother’s vehicle, drove away from the scene. The teenage girl then lost control of the car, and it collided with a planter, and with two men who had been sleeping in the bushes.

One of the apparently homeless victims was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The second victim died at the scene.

Authorities did not immediately identify the two victims.

The teenage driver and her juvenile passenger were not reported as injured.

As officials were working the crash, a different driver collided with a vacant police vehicle near the scene.

No injuries were reported from the second collision.

The second driver was taken into police custody on suspicion of driving while under the influence.

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.

Father and son killed, 19-year-old injured in crash near Poway HS

POWAY, CA – A man and his teenage son were killed while leaving the north parking lot of Poway High School on Friday night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident occurred in the 15000 block of Espola Road at about 7 p.m., when a Toyota sedan leaving the parking lot was T-boned by a Mercedes sedan.

A 54-year-old father, riding in the Toyota, died at the scene.

His teenage son was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 19-year-old male, was taken to the hospital in Escondido for the treatment of non-critical wounds.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

Authorities do not believe that intoxicated driving played a role 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.

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.

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