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Encinitas, CA- Patient Leaped Out From An Ambulance, Hit , And Killed On I-5

A patient leaped out from the back of a moving ambulance, was hit by a car, and was killed in Encinitas, CA on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The male patient slipped out of restraints, and pushed past the ambulance attendant to open the back door. The male patient hit the pavement, got up, and ran across the southbound lanes. He jumped over the center divider, and started across the northbound lanes. The said patient was then hit by a BMW in the left lane. The accident happened close to Birmingham Drive.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

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 »

Man Shot in San Diego Freeway Shooting Spree on I-5 and I-805

San Diego Freeway GunmanA 26-year-old man was injured after a gunman opened fire four times along I-5N and 805N in San Diego. The incident began when shots were fired after a hit-and-run car accident on northbound I-805 near Plaza Boulevard at 10:30 a.m. on Monday‚ October 3.

The injured man was the victim in the second incident. He was driving his white Hyundai sedan when he was shot in the leg along northbound I-805 just south of Mesa College. The victim was immediately taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital to have his non-life threatening injuries treated. Read the rest »

One Person Dies In San Diego Truck Accident

One person was killed in a serious multiple vehicle accident that occurred northbound on the Interstate 5 (I-5) on May 11‚ 2011 around 1:30 a.m. near Adams Avenue near College Avenue in San Diego. According to the responding California Highway Patrol Officers‚ an overturned cement truck and two other vehicles were involved in this fatal crash.

It is unclear what lead to this truck accident that killed one person. Driving conditions‚ speed and driver negligence will all be a factor in determining what led to this pile-up and figuring out who is to blame. Read the rest »

Two Motorists Die in San Diego Car Accident | Attorney in San Diego for Auto Accidents

Two people died in a South Bay car crash when their car‚ probably a red Mustang‚ ended up in the north bound lanes of Interstate 5 (I-5) at State Route 54 (SR-54) around 4:10 p.m. on August 23‚ 2010.  According to California Highway Patrol officer Jesse Udovich‚ the car went over the side of an interchange ramp and then fell to the freeway below.

One victim in the car was pronounced dead at the accident scene‚ while another was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment where he later died. The freeway lanes remain closed for about 45 minutes after this fatal auto accident.  Udovich said that they are investigating the cause of this car crash on the basis of information provided by the eyewitnesses. Read the rest »

Oceanside Car Accident Kills 9 Year-Old Girl‚ Injures Two Others

Date:  August 3‚ 2009

Location:  Northbound I-15 near the Cassidy Street exit‚ Oceanside‚ CA

Type:  Drunk driver car accident

Outcome:  One girl killed‚ two people injured Read the rest »

Man Injured After San Diego Car Accident

Date:  June 26‚ 2009

Location:  Interstate 5 (Golden State) Freeway near Sea World Drive‚ San Diego‚ California

Type:  One-car accident

Outcome:  One person injured Read the rest »

3-Year Old Girl Killed in San Diego Auto Accident in Mission Hills

Date:  June 21‚ 2009

Location:  I-5 (Golden State) Freeway near the Mission Boulevard onramp

Type:  Car vs. big-rig crash

Outcome:  3-year-old girl killed and two seriously injured Read the rest »

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