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 »
An unidentified motorist suffered serious injuries in a truck wreck that occurred on August 24‚ 2011‚ around 7:30 a.m. on Interstate 805 (I-805) near Sweetwater Road. According to California Highway Patrol Officers‚ a silver color Toyota Avalon was trapped under the rear side of a semi-truck.
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officers had to extricate the motorist from underneath the truck to save his life. The car driver suffered serious injuries and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment. Read the rest »
Two people suffered critical injuries in a San Diego bus accident that occurred on May 26‚ 2011‚ around 6:10 a.m. at Murray Ridge Road in Serra Mesa. According to the CHP‚ light-colored Mercedes SUV collided with the rear side of a school bus on southbound Interstate 805 (I-805).
Two passengers in the SUV were hurt and immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Fortunately there were no children in the bus when the accident occurred. From the available information‚ it is unclear what made the SUV driver rear end the bus. Read the rest »
One person suffered injuries in a San Diego car accident on Interstate 805 (I-805) after a school bus was rear-ended by a car around 6:10 a.m. on September 28‚ 2010. The bus was struck in the southbound lanes of the freeway near State Route 163 (SR-163) and then went off the roadway shoulder and finally crashed into a tree.
One of the drivers suffered injuries‚ but it is not clear which one. From the available information it appears that the school bus driver may have been injured due to the great damage to the front of the bus. Fortunately‚ there were no students on the bus when this accident occurred. An investigation is ongoing to know the exact reason of this car versus bus accident. Read the rest »
Date: February 27‚ 2010
Type: Auto accident<
Location: Interstate 805 (I-805)‚ San Diego
Outcome: Driver killed Read the rest »