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Three people killed in fiery Oceanside crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to Fox News, three people lost their lives in a car fire on State Route 78 in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon.

A Mitsubishi Outlander was westbound near El Camino Real when it veered off the road for unknown reasons at about 2 p.m. The vehicle ran up an embankment, struck a fence and a utility pole, and erupted in flames.

A woman and two men were trapped inside the vehicle. They died at the scene. Authorities have not released their identities.

This blog will be updated if more information becomes 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

At least one person dead after El Cajon car fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – Local authorities were investigating the crash site of a fatal car fire on Interstate 8 in El Cajon on Monday morning.

According to CHP, 911 calls about the single-vehicle incident began to come in just after 6 a.m. A car was on fire off of I-8 west near Carrizo Gorge Road. The fire quickly began to spread from the vehicle to the vegetation around the car. Firefighters were able to put the fire out in about half an hour.

At least one person died as a result of the car fire. Their identity has not been released at this time.

Authorities began investigating the area in an attempt to figure out the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident. Lanes were closed until about 11 a.m. while investigators tried to determine where the vehicle left the road.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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