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2 people hurt after allegedly drunk driver runs stop sign in Mountain View

SAN DIEGO, CA – A suspected drunk driver is said to have run a stop sign in Mountain View yesterday, causing himself and another driver to be injured, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The accident happened at 6:08 p.m. in the 400 block of S 45th Street, when the 35-year-old driver of a black 2012 Ford Fusion allegedly ran a stop sign.

The Fusion collided with a red 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck being driven by a 49-year-old man, then collided with a parked vehicle. That parked vehicle then struck a second automobile.

The driver of the Ranger sustained a broken leg in the crash.

The other driver suffered a laceration to the head. He is thought to have been under the influence at the time of the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Crash on I-805 and Imperial Ave leads to delays, lane closures

SAN DIEGO, CA – A collision on I-805 led to multiple lane closures and traffic delays in the Lincoln Park area on Friday night, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The crash happened on northbound I-805, south of Imperial Avenue, at about 8:50 p.m.

Three right lanes of the highway were blocked as a result of the crash.

By 4:30 a.m. Saturday, the roadway was cleared.

It is unclear at this point what led to the accident, or if anyone was injured as a result.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Late-night crash on I-805 leads to closures and delays in N Clairemont

SAN DIEGO, CA – A late-night collision on I-805 led to traffic delays and lane closures in North Clairemont, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The crash occurred on northbound I-805, south of State Route 52, and was reported at 11:50 p.m.

The two right northbound lanes were blocked as a result of the crash.

By 12:43 a.m., the roadway was clear.

No information was released on the cause of the crash or possible 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.

Woman suffers severe injuries in multi-vehicle crash in San Pasqual Valley

ESCONDIDO, CA – A woman was severely injured as a result of a multi-vehicle collision in the San Pasqual Valley area yesterday evening, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened in the 17900 block of San Pasqual Valley Road at about 5 p.m., when the driver of a 2015 Ford Fiesta, a 68-year-old woman, went over the center line and collided head-on with a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. The driver’s side door of the Fiesta was then struck by a Nissan Cube.

The driver of the Fiesta was taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries, including those to the head and back.

The driver of the Volkswagen sustained possible injuries, as they complained of pain at the scene.

The third driver was not hurt.

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.

Passenger killed after driver crashes into parked car in Santee

SANTEE, CA – A woman was killed after a driver collided with a parked vehicle near Highway 67 in Santee late last night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The crash happened on Woodside Avenue and Creekside Court at about 11:45 p.m., when the driver of an older-model station wagon collided with a parked vehicle.

The woman, a passenger in the vehicle, died as a result.

The driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor wounds.

The role of intoxicated driving in the crash remains 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.

Crash on I-15 and I-8 closes multiple traffic lanes, causes delays

SAN DIEGO, CA – A collision on I-15 and I-8 led to multiple lane closures and traffic delays this morning, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The accident occurred on northbound I-15, near I-8, at about 9 a.m.

The three right lanes of the highway were closed in response to the crash.

By 10:13 a.m., the roadway was once again clear.

There is no word yet on the cause of the accident or if anyone was injured as a result.

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.

24-year-old hospitalized with multiple injuries after crashing electric scooter

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man suspected of being intoxicated was hospitalized after he crashed his electric scooter in Hillside early yesterday morning, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened in the 3500 block of Fourth Avenue at about 1 a.m., as a 24-year-old man was driving his Bird scooter northbound in the southbound, one-way street. He collided with the median and was then ejected from the scooter.

The man, who was later determined to have been under the influence, was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries. These included a fractured skull and multiple lacerations.

The victim’s identity was not immediately 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.

1 dead, 1 injured after driver allegedly runs red light in El Cajon

EL CAJON, CA – A driver is dead after he allegedly ran a red light in El Cajon this morning, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened at Avocado Boulevard and E Main Street, just before 7:30 a.m., when the driver of a Volkswagen reportedly went through a red light. The vehicle was struck by a Nissan, which then crashed into a power box nearby.

The driver of the Volkswagen was ejected from his vehicle during the accident. Witnesses and officers performed CPR on him until he was taken to the hospital. There, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The other driver was hospitalized for the treatment of minor injuries.

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.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with teen driver in Ramona

RAMONA, CA (SAN DIEGO COUNTY) – A motorcyclist was severely injured after a collision involving a teenage driver in East County yesterday afternoon, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The crash occurred on Third Street and D Street at about 2 p.m., when a 17-year-old girl from Ramona, driving a 2017 Toyota Corolla, turned left in front of a motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist, a 53-year-old Ramona man operating a 2013 Triumph, collided with the passenger side of the Toyota. He was ejected from his vehicle onto the roadway.

Authorities airlifted the motorcyclist to the hospital with severe wounds.

The teen driver was not reported as injured.

At this time, 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.

Crash on SR-75 closes traffic lane and bike path in Imperial Beach

IMPERIAL BEACH, CA – A collision on State Route 75 led to lane closures and traffic delays in Imperial Beach this afternoon, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The accident happened on northbound SR-75 and Silver Strand Boulevard, near Hooper Boulevard, at about 1:10 p.m.

The right lane and bike path were closed as a result of the accident.

There was no word on the cause of the crash or if anyone was injured.

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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