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Fiery crash injures one on SR-15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car caught fire after a traffic collision on State Route 15 on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of SR-15 near north of El Cajon Boulevard at about 4:15 p.m. One of the vehicles then went up in flames.

Two lanes were blocked for about half an hour because of the accident.

At least one person suffered minor injuries in the incident.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 killed in fiery crash on two-lane road in Ramona

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people were killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Ramona on Sunday afternoon, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

A driver and passenger were going east in a white Chevrolet Camaro on San Vincente Road when the vehicle careened across the two-lane street near Wildcat Canyon Road and off the other side at about 5 p.m. The car hit a couple of trees and then went up in flames.

The fire totally engulfed the car and then spread from the car to some of the surrounding vegetation.

The two occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not been released.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Vehicle fire blocks lane along I-5 during rush-hour

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol were forced to block one lane following a vehicle fire on I-5 during Thursday evening’s rush-hour.

According to Caltrans, the incident was reported within the southbound lanes of the interstate near 28th Street at about 5:30 p.m.

No information with regard to what may have sparked the fire has been released at this time. However, rush-hour commuters faced delays in the area as the far right lane was blocked for about a half-hour following the incident.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the blaze.

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.

Quick-acting passerby puts out car fire in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – The underside of an SUV went up in flames on Interstate 5 in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon after a fuel leak started a fire.

According to CHP, the incident occurred on northbound Interstate 5 near State Route 76 at about 1:25 p.m.

A passerby pulled over by the SUV and discovered that gas was pouring out of the vehicle. The Good Samaritan used a shovel to throw dirt on the fire, extinguishing the flames within ten minutes of the initial report.

It is not clear whether anyone was 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.

Car fire reported following 4-vehicle crash on I-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – One vehicle was fully engulfed in flames following a rush-hour crash along I-805 involving 4 vehicles Monday morning.

According to the CHP, the accident occurred when one motorist struck a dog in the northbound lanes of the interstate near 43rd street shortly after 8 a.m.

The initial collision caused a chain reaction that resulted in a four-vehicle pileup on the roadway with one vehicle on fire. Just moments after the collision occurred, the vehicle became completely engulfed in flames.

Minor injuries were reported as a result of the crash, but no information with regard to how many people were injured has been released. Unfortunately, the dog was killed in the crash.

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.

Vehicle fire shuts down I-5 on-ramp

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol were forced to close all lanes on a busy I-5 on-ramp following a vehicle fire Thursday evening.

According to Caltrans, the incident was reported at about 5:39 on the ramp from westbound State Route 905 to southbound I-5.

No injuries were reported as an immediate result of the blaze. However, the ramp was shut down for about an hour, reopening at about 6:40 p.m.

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.

Car catches fire after crashing on I-15 in Mira Mesa

SAN DIEGO, CA – Firefighters responded to a crash and vehicle fire on the Interstate 15 express lanes in Mira Mesa late on Tuesday night.

According to CHP, the a sedan went up into the air and then crashed down going the wrong direction on the I-15 HOV lane near Mire Mesa Boulevard at about 10:45 p.m. Fire could quickly be seen coming from the underside of the crashed sedan.

The condition of the driver is unclear at this time.

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.

Car fire reported on State Route 15

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle fire was reported on State Route 15 on Friday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic report.

A silver SUV was reported to be smoking on the side of the road on State Route 15 near University Avenue at about 2:40 p.m. The vehicle was spewing black and grey smoking and within minutes was fully engulfed.

The driver was able to exit the vehicle and was not injured.

Firefighters took about 15 minutes to put out the flames.

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.

Vehicle fire reported in Coronado

CORONADO, CA – Caltrans San Diego reported a car fire on the eastbound lanes of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge yesterday evening. According to the report, the incident happened at around 5:57 p.m.

At time time, it’s unclear if anyone was injured in the fire.

We can confirm that the right lane was closed for about an hour for investigation and cleanup.

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.

Vehicle rolls over and catches fire in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CA – At least one person was injured in a rollover accident and car fire this morning in Chula Vista. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened on northbound Interstate 5 and State Route 54 at around 9:31 a.m.

Police were first notified of a smoking car in lane one of I-5. When they arrived to the scene, they found that the car was flipped over and on fire.

An ambulance transported at least one person from the vehicle to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of the injuries sustained in the crash is unknown at this time.

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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