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Object seen flying from vehicle on Carbine Way

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol reported an object flying from a vehicle this morning in San Diego. According to the report, the incident occurred at 4702 Carbine Way at around 11:39 a.m. A witness called the authorities and told them they had seen something come off the back of a car and into the roadway.

At this time, it’s not clear if anyone was injured or if any collision happened because of the incident. We caution drivers in the area to slow down and be alert. Our team will continue to monitor the situation and post an update if any new information is released to the public.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 alert: Brush fire leads to Fairmont Ave. road closures

SAN DIEGO, CA – A small brush fire led to the closure of all southbound lanes of Fairmont Avenue for about a half-hour this evening, according to a report by Fox 5 San Diego.

The quarter-acre fire began in the 4600 block of Fairmont at around 5 p.m. and led to authorities closing all southbound lanes of the roadway in the area.

Authorities opened one lane of the roadway about a half-hour later, at 5:32 p.m., though they warned travelers that traffic delays were highly likely and reminded drivers to use caution when in the area.

No further information is 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Cow on the roadway in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – A cow was loose on the roadway this morning in El Cajon. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident was reported at around 10:37 a.m. A motorist in a red truck called in the report, telling police officers that a loose cow was running on and off the roadway at San Felipe Road and State Route 79.

Drivers in the area were having to drive carefully in order to avoid an accident. It took the authorities about thirty minutes to get the cow wrangled. At this time, no accident have been reported from the loose animal. Our team will 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.

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.

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.

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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