la mesa | San Diego Injury Accident Lawyer Blog
73-year-old Celia Torres and her 16-year-old grandson David Gonzalez were killed in a tragic DUI car accident that occurred on December 9, 2011, around 5:45 p.m. on state Route 125 (SR-125) in La Mesa just south of Interstate 8 (I-8). According to California Highway Patrol, a suspected drunken driver struck the Nissan Pathfinder, causing it to burst into flames and leave both the victims trapped inside. According to a passerby Jeff Lieres, a Chevrolet Silverado driven by 39-year-old Justin Foulds swiped a car and then struck the Pathfinder, causing a four-car crash. Both Torres and Gonzalez were pronounced dead at the accident scene. Read the rest »
A 27-month-old boy suffered serious head injuries in La Mesa hit-and-run car wreck that occurred on August 25‚ 2011‚ around 7:50 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Fletcher Parkway near the intersection with Trolley Court. According to La Mesa police Sgt. Bret Richards‚ a white colored 2006-2011 Volkswagen Passat wagon with a luggage rack on top struck the boy and fled from the car accident scene.
The child suffered serious injuries and was immediately transported to Rady Children’s Hospital to receive medical treatment. The child’s parents were at home when this car accident occurred and apparently‚ the child had wandered away from home. Read the rest »