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HOV lanes closed on I-15 due to car fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – The HOV lanes on Interstate 15 were blocked on Thursday night because of a vehicle fire, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The incident was reported in the northbound express lanes south of Citracado shortly before 9 p.m.

The HOV lanes were completely closed to traffic for more than half an hour while the scene was cleared.

There is no word on whether anyone was injured in the incident.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Motorhome fire catches vegetation along I-8

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorhome fire turned into a vegetation fire on Interstate 8 westbound in the Las Terrenitos area on Wednesday morning.

According to the San Diego County Fire Department, a 37-foot motorhome caught fire and spread to the vegetation along I-8 west near Japatul Valley Road in the mid-morning.

A County fire company, along with personnel and a truck from the Cleveland National Forest, stopped the fire at a quarter of an acre. However, drivers were asked to avoid the area as the firefighting and cleanup were blocking part of the westbound lanes. Clean up continued into the evening on Wednesday.

It is unclear what caused the motorhome to catch fire.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Update: Truck involved in fiery crash that injured SUV driver

SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver of an SUV was injured in a fiery accident involving a tractor-trailer in Tierrasanta early on Wednesday morning.

According to local Fox News, a Ford Flex was eastbound on State Route 52 at about 6 a.m. The Ford collided with the back of a tractor-trailer near Santo Road and then left the road.

The front end of the SUV caught fire and the flames spread to nearby bushes.

The driver of the SUV was injured in the accident and taken to a local hospital. An update on their condition has not become available.

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.

Vehicle fire on SR-52 ignites brush, injures one

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car fire on State Route 52 left at least one person with injuries on Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A vehicle caught fire in the eastbound lanes of SR-52 near Santo Road at about 6 a.m. It appeared the vehicle had been turned around in a car accident before landing in some bushes and starting to burn.

Passersby stopped to try to fight the fire even before emergency crews were able to arrive but the fire still spread to the brush around the vehicle.

At least one person received medical attention at the scene.

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.

Fiery crash injures one on SR-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car caught fire after a traffic collision on State Route 15 on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of SR-15 near north of El Cajon Boulevard at about 4:15 p.m. One of the vehicles then went up in flames.

Two lanes were blocked for about half an hour because of the accident.

At least one person suffered minor injuries in the incident.

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 killed in fiery crash on two-lane road in Ramona

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people were killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Ramona on Sunday afternoon, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

A driver and passenger were going east in a white Chevrolet Camaro on San Vincente Road when the vehicle careened across the two-lane street near Wildcat Canyon Road and off the other side at about 5 p.m. The car hit a couple of trees and then went up in flames.

The fire totally engulfed the car and then spread from the car to some of the surrounding vegetation.

The two occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not been 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.

Quick-acting passerby puts out car fire in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – The underside of an SUV went up in flames on Interstate 5 in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon after a fuel leak started a fire.

According to CHP, the incident occurred on northbound Interstate 5 near State Route 76 at about 1:25 p.m.

A passerby pulled over by the SUV and discovered that gas was pouring out of the vehicle. The Good Samaritan used a shovel to throw dirt on the fire, extinguishing the flames within ten minutes of the initial report.

It is not clear whether 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.

Sedan catches fire after crash on I-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – A sedan caught fire after a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 805 in San Diego on Tuesday afternoon, according to CHP.

A grey Acura SUV collided with a dark grey Nissan Altima in the southbound lanes north of Murray Ridge Road at about 12:45 p.m.

The Nissan caught fire soon after the crash. Firefighters were on the scene shortly afterwards and began addressing the situation.

An ambulance responded to the crash scene but it unclear whether anyone suffered injuries in the accident.

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.

Car catches fire after crashing on I-15 in Mira Mesa

SAN DIEGO, CA – Firefighters responded to a crash and vehicle fire on the Interstate 15 express lanes in Mira Mesa late on Tuesday night.

According to CHP, the a sedan went up into the air and then crashed down going the wrong direction on the I-15 HOV lane near Mire Mesa Boulevard at about 10:45 p.m. Fire could quickly be seen coming from the underside of the crashed sedan.

The condition of the driver is unclear 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.

Car fire reported on State Route 15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle fire was reported on State Route 15 on Friday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic report.

A silver SUV was reported to be smoking on the side of the road on State Route 15 near University Avenue at about 2:40 p.m. The vehicle was spewing black and grey smoking and within minutes was fully engulfed.

The driver was able to exit the vehicle and was not injured.

Firefighters took about 15 minutes to put out the flames.

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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