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Ambulance called to multi-vehicle crash on SR-78 in Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA – An ambulance was called to the scene of a multi-vehicle traffic accident on State Route 78 in the Vista area on Monday morning.

According to CHP, a black Toyota Camry crashed with a silver Toyota Corolla and a red Tesla in the westbound lanes near Vista Village Drive at about 10:45 a.m.

The accident and debris from the crash were partially blocking the freeway for more than half an hour.

An ambulance was called to the scene to assess the involved parties. Injuries have not been confirmed.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Driver investigated for drunk driving after Pala crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver was being investigated for drunk driving after an accident in the Pala area early on Monday morning, according to CHP.

The two-vehicle accident happened somewhere near the intersection of Lilac Road and Lilac Extension Road just after midnight.

At least one driver was injured and transported to Palomar Medical Center. Authorities suspected the same driver of impairment and order a blood test at the hospital to confirm.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Teen driver, passenger injured in Point Loma Heights crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A teenage driver and her passenger were injured when their vehicle overturned in the Point Loma Heights area on Sunday.

According to Fox News San Diego, the 17-year-old driver of a 1999 Ford Explorer was headed north in the left lane of Nimitz Boulevard just after 11 p.m. Near Voltaire Street, the passenger reached over and grabbed the steering wheel. The driver was startled when the passenger jerked the wheel back and forth and overcorrected while trying to regain control. This sent the vehicle into a bridge abutment under the overpass.

The front seat passenger was ejected when the car when overturned.

Both driver and passenger were transported to an area hospital. Both were seriously injured but are expected to make a recovery.

There were two other passengers in the car that ran from the scene before authorities arrived.

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.

89-year-old man dies in car accident in Borrego Springs

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities have released the identity of an 89-year-old man killed in a car accident in Borrego Springs last Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Office of the Medical Examiner, the driver was headed west in the 1600 block of Palm Canyon Drive when she noticed that her husband–and front-seat passenger–was asleep at about 2:30 p.m. As the woman looked away from the road, her car drifted toward the side of the road. The vehicle overturned when she overcorrected.

The driver was taken to an area hospital and treated for her injuries. Her husband was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was identified as Alfred Guillot of Borrego Springs.

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.

Two hospitalized after DUI crash in National City

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people were taken to the hospital after a drunk driver crashed into a car on State Route 54 in National City on Thursday morning.

According to local news, a man was speeding as he headed east on SR-54 in a gold Toyota sedan. He drifted from his lane and collided with a silver sedan, driven by a woman, which flipped his own near I-805 at about 11:45 a.m.

The driver and passenger in the overturned car were able to crawl from the wrecked vehicle.

Authorities smelled alcohol on the breath. The man resisted arrested but a CHP officer, with some help, was able to apprehend him and ordered a blood test at the hospital he was transported to for injuries. The woman was also taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The passenger in the man’s car, another man, had asked the driver for a ride and realized his friend was drunk before getting in the vehicle. He was not injured.

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.

Motorcyclist injured in Chula Vista crash on I-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcycle rider was struck and injured by a vehicle on Interstate 805 in Chula Vista early on Friday morning.

According to CHP, the rider had been headed north when they were struck by a sedan at the Bonita Road onramp at about 6 a.m. The rider went down in the roadway and was unable to move until authorities arrived to help.

Authorities ran a traffic break to slow traffic and were able to safely move the victim to an ambulance. Medics transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

It was unclear whether the car’s driver remained on the scene.

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.

One person injured in Ramona single-vehicle accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was injured in a single-vehicle accident in Ramona on Friday morning, according to the CHP incident log.

The accident happened at the intersection of San Vincente Road and Green Haven Lane a few minutes before 10 a.m.

One person was injured and received treatment from medics that responded. The extent of the victim’s injuries was unclear.

The area was partially blocked and a tow truck was called to help clear the scene.

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.

Police investigate driver for DUI after crash near SD State

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities were investigating a driver for DUI after a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 8 near San Diego State area early Friday morning.

According to CHP, a driver was headed east on I-8 at high speeds when they crashed into the center divide and then another vehicle near Waring Road at about 12:30 a.m. The first vehicle ended up facing the wrong way after the crash.

A driver and passenger were able to get out of the vehicle and were not seriously injured. However, when authorities began investigating, they suspected the driver of drunk driving.

A blood test was ordered to confirm.

Further information is not yet 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.

Alcohol suspected in crash with utility pole on I-5

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person was injured in a single-vehicle accident with a utility pole on Interstate 5 in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon.

According to CHP, the maroon sedan was headed north when it struck the center divide near Basilone Road at about overturned on the righthand side of the freeway at about 3:30 p.m. It struck a utility pole, which was downed.

Two males where inside the vehicle.

When authorities arrived, they suspected that alcohol had been involved an ordered a blood test for the driver, who sustained unknown injuries. It is unclear whether the other party was hurt.

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.

One person trapped instead truck after El Cajon crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was trapped inside of a truck after a multi-vehicle accident on State Route 79 in El Cajon on Thursday morning.

According to CHP, authorities received a call about the accident on SR-79 near Springview Road at about 8:20 a.m.

One of the involved vehicles was a truck and the driver was stuck inside. Authorities rushed to the scene to extricate the victim.

An ambulance was called to the scene and medics began treatment for at least one victim who had sustained major injuries before transporting them to an area hospital.

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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