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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 »
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 »
18-year-old Lance Cpl. Dominic Nop, a Marine, was killed in a tragic car accident that occurred on December 16, 2011, around 2:15 a.m. on Twentynine Palms Highway. According to San Bernardino County coroner’s office, Nop was a passenger in a yellow 2006 Nissan sedan that veered off the road and hit the utility pole.
Nop suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The driver and two other passengers also suffered injuries and were taken to nearby hospital for treatment. Major Accident Investigation Team is trying to determine what caused this fatal crash. Read the rest »
Two people were killed and one was critically injured in a head-on car accident that occurred on November 27, 2011, around 3:29 a.m. at Winchester Road and 9th Street. According to Cal Fire/Riverside County fire officials, one of the vehicles involved in this fatal crash was swerving moments before the crash.
The two people suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The injured victim was transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment. From the present information, it is unclear what caused this major car accident that claimed two lives. Since it was a head-on car accident, any third party could have been responsible for causing the accident. Read the rest »
A 52-year-old El Cajon resident was killed in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred on November 16, 2011, around 5:45 a.m. on Interstate 8 (I-8) in the Alpine area. According to California Highway Patrol and San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, the driver’s eastbound sedan rear-ended the tractor-trailer near East Victoria Drive.
The motorist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. From the available information, it is unclear what led to this serious car wreck. If there occurred a loss of control due to a vehicular malfunction, then the auto maker may be financially responsible for the accident and the damages. Read the rest »
56-year-old Thoy Insixiengmay and 59-year-old Tem Thirakul were killed in a gruesome interstate trucking accident on southbound Interstate 805 (I-805) on October 31‚ 2011‚ in San Diego. The driver‚ a 35-year-old woman‚ lost control of the vehicle just after coming onto the freeway from Clairemont Mesa Boulevard on-ramp.
Her Honda Civic spun into traffic lanes and headed straight into the path of a Federal Express semi-truck at around 10 p.m. The FedEx driver could not avoid the collision. Read the rest »
Two unidentified people were killed in a serious car wreck that occurred on October 2‚ 2011‚ around 1:45 p.m. on westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) near the town of Inkopah‚ close to the Mexican border. According to the authorities‚ a car carrying two people went off the freeway‚ rolled down an embankment‚ and landed on its roof.
Both the people travelling in the car were pronounced dead at the accident scene. From the available information‚ it is unclear what led to this fatal car wreck. Investigating officers need to determine whether the motorist was speeding‚ distracted‚ or if there was another vehicle was involved. Read the rest »