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Simi Valley Two-Car Crash Injures One

One person suffered serious injuries in a two-car crash that took place on January 12, 2012, around 3:25 p.m. at the intersection of Los Angeles and Sequoia Avenues. According to the officials, this auto accident occurred near the train tracks.

The injured victim was immediately transported to Simi Valley Hospital for medical treatment. From the present facts, it is unclear as to how this traffic collision occurred. Did one of the motorists ignore a red signal? Was one of the drivers distracted or speeding? Read the rest »

Marine Killed in Pauma Valley Motorcycle Crash

A 32-year-old active-duty Marine from Escondido was killed in a solo-vehicle crash that occurred on January 8, 2012, around 2 p.m. on State Route 76 (SR-76) on a rural road near Palomar Mountain. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt, the biker was riding a 2007 Ducati motorcycle east of Red Gate Road.

The marine lost control of his bike on a curving stretch and hit the metal guard rail after his motorcycle slid out from under him. He sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Read the rest »

Driver Flees After Hitting Pedestrian in Moreno Valley

A 62-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run car crash that occurred on January 4, 2012, around 6:15 p.m. at Heacock Street and Kernwood Drive. According to Riverside County sheriff’s officials, the victim was crossing a street in Moreno Valley when she was struck by a northbound dark-colored mid-1990s Honda two-door car with a black hood.

The victim suffered severe head injuries and broken bones and was immediately transported to Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley for medical treatment. From the present information, it is evident that the negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this serious car accident. Read the rest »

Pedestrian Struck in Chula Vista Hit-and-Run Car Crash

Gloria Serrano was seriously injured in hit-and-run auto accident that occurred on January 5, 2012, around 5:40 p.m. at Elmhurt Street. According to the police, Serrano was attempting to cross Otay Lakes Road when she was hit by a northbound sedan.

Paramedics responding to this pedestrian accident immediately transported Serrano to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for the injury in her right arm. The driver of the sedan fled from the scene of accident before police arrived. Read the rest »

Fatal Chula Vista I-805 Car Crash Kills Female Motorist

A 25-year-old San Diego based woman, Wendy Hamabata, was killed in a tragic car crash that occurred on December 28, 2011, around 4:35 p.m. while she was northbound on Interstate 805 (I-805) in Chula Vista. According to the California Highway Patrol, Hamabata was driving at about 65-70 mph in her recently purchased black 1955 Chevrolet pickup, when she lost control of the truck, just north of East H Street. It swerved to the left and struck a median wall before overturning.

The impact of the collision threw her out of her truck. Hamabata suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The California Highway Police is investigating the cause of the crash. CHP officer Art Atkins stated that the truck, which was manufactured without seatbelts, would be examined for any mechanical problem. Read the rest »

Skateboarder Killed in Lake Elsinore Hit-And-Run Crash

A 19-year-old skateboarder was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident that occurred on December 31, 2011, around 6:48 p.m. on Lakeshore Drive at Avenue 6 in Lake Elsinore. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the skateboarder was struck from behind by a vehicle described as a light-colored, lowered Honda.

The victim sustained serious head injuries and was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center for medical treatment, where he was later pronounced dead. From the present information, it appears that the negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this fatal accident. According to witnesses, the car’s hood and windshield were possibly damaged as the result of this hit-and-run collision. Read the rest »

Man Hit in San Diego Suspected DUI Car Accident

One man suffered serious injuries in a car accident that occurred on December 26, 2011, around 1:45 a.m. on I-5 just north of state Route 905 (SR-905). According to California Highway Patrol officer Jesse Udovich, the victim had a flat tire and was waiting for assistance when he was struck by an alleged drunk driver.

The drunk driver Raul Hernandez was traveling northbound when his vehicle struck a Chevrolet Malibu parked on the right shoulder. The collision made the Malibu overturn several times. The victim had to crawl out of the wreck and suffered a cut on his head. Read the rest »

Two Kids hit by Car in City Heights

Two children, ages 8 and 6, suffered serious injuries in a San Diego car crash that occurred on December 26, 2011, at Van Dyke Avenue near El Cajon Boulevard. According to California Highway Patrol, the children were struck when a Nissan Maxima they were exiting unexpectedly lurched in reverse. The older boy suffered a broken arm and the younger one suffered head injuries.

The 42-year-old driver who was parking the car that the boys were exiting accidentally stepped on the gas while it was in reverse. Read the rest »

Fatal Yucca Valley SUV Accident Kills Woman

52-year-old Linda Dingman was killed in a tragic car accident that occurred on December 21, 2011, around 6:38 p.m. along Hwy. 247 near Encelia Drive. According to sheriff’s officials, Dingman was hit by a Chevy Yukon driven by 33-year-old Carla McChristian. The victim was wearing dark clothing, which may have been a factor in the crash.

Dingman suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. From the present information, it appears that a possible negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this serious car wreck that claimed one life. Read the rest »

Fatal I-5 Rollover Car Accident Kills Driver

At least one person was killed in a tragic San Diego rollover crash that occurred on December 21, 2011, around 6:42 a.m. on Interstate 5(I-5) at National Avenue in the Barrio Logan area. According to the authorities, vehicle was found on its roof and was barely visible.

The driver was allegedly travelling at about 130 mph in his Jaguar convertible when he lost control. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Investigation Team is trying to determine what caused this fatal crash. Read the rest »

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