An 18-year-old man from Oceanside was killed in a San Diego County car accident when his pickup truck rolled over on the Interstate. According to a 10 News report, the fatal car crash occurred on Interstate 5 north of Leucadia Boulevard in Encinitas. Officials say he hit the brakes on his 1992 Nissan pickup and lost control. The pickup veered off the road, hit an embankment, rolled several times and struck a light pole. That pole then fell onto a UPS truck that was traveling on the freeway. The young driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The 49-year-old UPS driver was treated for minor injuries. It is unclear what caused the crash.
Investigators are looking into whether drugs or alcohol were contributing factors in the crash. Driver error is one of the leading causes of single-vehicle crashes, but there are other factors to consider. Anyone who has lost a loved one in an auto accident would be well advised to stay abreast of the ongoing investigation. Determining the true cause of the crash can help give a family closure and open opportunities for financial compensation. Read the rest »
According to a report by U-T San Diego, on December 19, a single vehicle rollover accident occurred on I-15 close to the Old Highway 395 overpass around 12:20 p.m. Three passengers were killed while three others were taken to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
Officials say the 2001 Ford Explorer was heading south when the driver lost control and swerved across multiple lanes into the center guardrail. Upon impact, the vehicle flipped, landing upside down on the opposite side of the freeway. Read the rest »
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place on November 15 in Carmel Valley. According to police, a white SUV headed south and tried to take a left turn when it collided with a black sedan.
The impact of the crash smashed the front of the sedan and the SUV rolled over till it finally came to rest on its hood. Fortunately, the first officer present on the accident scene confirmed that no one was badly hurt in the crash. Read the rest »
A pregnant woman was rescued from a rollover crash that took place on November 8 around 6:27 a.m. on the Interstate 8 onramp. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials reported that crew members rescued the female motorist who was trapped inside her rolled over sport utility vehicle (SUV) at Mission Gorge Road.
The injured motorist was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Another person was injured in the crash and was treated at the accident scene for the injuries sustained. All of us here at the Jurewitz Law Group hope and pray for the quick recovery of all injured victims involved in this terrible accident. Read the rest »
A 27-year-old female motorist was killed in a rollover car crash that occurred on November 2 around 11:10 p.m. near Valley Center. According to California Highway Patrol officer Jim Bettencourt, the female motorist was driving a Nissan Versa west of Mactan Road and lost control of the vehicle due to unknown reasons.
The car veered over the road, struck a tree, and rolled over several times before it caught fire. The female motorist was pronounced dead at the accident site. Our law office sends our sincere condolences to the deceased’s family and friends during this difficult time. Read the rest »
One person was killed in a solo-vehicle crash that took place on May 3, 2012, around 7:09 a.m. in the City Heights. According to the California Highway Patrol, the pickup in which the victim was travelling veered off the right shoulder of Interstate 805 (I-805) and overturned.
The motorist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The investigating officers need to determine, whether the loss of control was due to negligence or any vehicular malfunction. Read the rest »
15-year-old Sonya De Anda Martinez and six-year-old Jesus De Anda Martinez were killed in a tragic rollover car crash that took place on the morning of April 28 on Interstate 15 near Mountain Pass. According to San Bernardino County Coroner’s officials, the family’s Ford Explorer began to swerve and left the roadway.
The Explorer overturned numerous times and came to rest on its wheels about 200 feet from the freeway. Both Sonya and Jesus sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the accident scene. Read the rest »
46-year-old Rafael Gonzalez, 29-year-old Isabel Arellano, and 33-year-old Eddie Gonzalez were killed in a severe rollover car crash that took place on April 18 around 7:20 p.m. on Interstate 15 (I-15) just south of Halloran Summit Road in the Mojave Desert. According to the San Bernardino County coroner, Rafael Gonzalez was at the wheel of a 2002 Ford Expedition sport utility vehicle traveling north on the interstate when he lost control of the vehicle. All three victims were from Las Vegas.
According to police, the Ford swerved into the center divider and rolled over several times before it finally came to rest. At this time, the victims’ family members should immediately seek counsel from an experienced San Bernardino County rollover car accident lawyer who would educate them about their legal rights. Read the rest »
A 95-year-old man was injured in a severe rollover wreck that took place on April 7, 2012, along Highway 371 about a mile north of Highway 79 (SR-79), southeast of Temecula. The elderly man’s tractor rolled about 50 feet downhill, according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
The motorist sustained moderate to major injuries and was immediately airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. The investigating officers need to determine, whether the loss of control was due to negligence or any vehicular malfunction. Read the rest »
One person suffered severe injuries in a Jarupa Valley rollover truck accident that took place on April 4, 2012, around 9:10 p.m. close to 42nd and Twining streets near the Flabob airport. According to Riverside County sheriff’s dispatcher, the truck rolled over multiple times before coming to rest.
The victim was immediately transported to Riverside Community Hospital for medical treatment. The investigating officers need to determine whether the loss of control was due to reckless driving or a vehicular malfunction. Read the rest »