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San Diego car fire | San Diego Injury Accident Lawyer Blog - Part 2

Fiery three-vehicle rollover accident reported in Temecula

TEMECULA, CA – A fiery, three-vehicle accident occurred this morning in Temecula. The California Highway Patrol reported that the collision happened on southbound Interstate 125 and McCall at around 7:48 a.m.

A silver Toyota RAV, a GMC Terrain, and an unknown third vehicle were all involved in the accident. According to the authorities, one vehicle was on its side and smoking and another vehicle was completely overturned in the lane.

As police were arriving on scene, the overturned vehicle caught fire.

At this time, it’s not clear how many people were injured in the crash. We can confirm that multiple ambulances were called to 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Vehicle catches fire after four-vehicle crash on I-8

SAN DIEGO, CA – One vehicle caught fire after a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 8 on Wednesday morning, according to CHP.

A 911 caller reported that a black Volvo, white Ford SUV, a red Honda Civic, and a gold sedan collided on the westbound lanes of Interstate 8 near Interstate 5 at about 6:30 a.m.

The vehicles were still blocking two travel lanes when the gold sedan, which was leaking fluid, began to smoke and then caught fire.

An ambulance responded to the scene but it unknown whether anyone was injured by the accident. Further information has not yet become 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Driver dies in fiery solo-vehicle crash near Camp Pendleton

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorist lost his life after his vehicle crashed and caught fire on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton on Monday night.

An SUV was headed north on Interstate 5 when the driver lost control near Basilone Road at about 8:40 p.m. The driver was going about 70 mph when the vehicle veered from the road into a ditch and ignited.

The driver, who has not yet been identified, died at the scene. He was the only occupant in the vehicle and his vehicle was the only car involved.

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 pulls smoking vehicle over on I-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle pulled to the side of Interstate 805 approaching the border after catching fire late on Monday morning.

According to CHP, a black Kia Soul began heavily smoking from under the hood in the northbound lanes East Orange Avenue at about 11:37 a.m.

The driver was able to pull the car to the side of the road and exit it along with the passengers before the situation became too dangerous.

No injuries were reported.

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 near El Cajon elementary school

EL CAJON, CA – A car fire was reported this morning near Rancho Elementary School in El Cajon. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on the State Route 125 Paradise Valley on-ramp at around 11:39 a.m.

A blue Audi A4 was entering northbound SR-125 when the vehicle caught fire and the motorist had to pull the vehicle over on the on-ramp.

At this time, it’s unclear how the fire started and if any injuries were sustained 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.

Car fire ignites brush in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – A car that caught fire on Interstate 8 in El Cajon on Friday morning light a brush fire on Friday morning.

According to CHP, an apparently abandoned white Toyota Corolla starting spewing white smoke on the righthand side of Interstate 8 near West Main Street at about 9:51 a.m. The car quickly became fully engulfed and started spreading to the brush around the vehicle.

The adjacent onramp was closed while firefighters worked in the area. It was reopened at about 10:30 a.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.

At least one person dead after El Cajon car fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – Local authorities were investigating the crash site of a fatal car fire on Interstate 8 in El Cajon on Monday morning.

According to CHP, 911 calls about the single-vehicle incident began to come in just after 6 a.m. A car was on fire off of I-8 west near Carrizo Gorge Road. The fire quickly began to spread from the vehicle to the vegetation around the car. Firefighters were able to put the fire out in about half an hour.

At least one person died as a result of the car fire. Their identity has not been released at this time.

Authorities began investigating the area in an attempt to figure out the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident. Lanes were closed until about 11 a.m. while investigators tried to determine where the vehicle left the road.

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 near Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY, CA – A car caught fire this morning near Spring Valley. According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on the connector road between northbound State Route 125 and eastbound State Route 94 at around  6:26 a.m.

Police arrived on the scene to find a beige Toyota Camry pulled over on the righthand side of the road and on fire. The driver of the vehicle did complain of injuries at the time of the accident but refused an ambulance transport. It’s unclear how the vehicle caught fire 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 in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, CA – Caltrans San Diego reported a car fire yesterday afternoon in San Marcos. According to the traffic report, the incident occurred on the westbound lanes of State Route 78 east of Rancho Santa Fe at around 1:49 p.m. No details on how the fire started are known at this time.

We can confirm that the left lane of westbound SR-78 was closed for about three hours for investigation and cleanup. It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the fire.

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 blocks Oceanside offramp

SAN DIEGO, CA – Emergency workers responded to a second car fire in Oceanside on Interstate 15 on Friday morning, according to CHP.

A truck was burning on the offramp from northbound I-15 to Rainbow Valley Boulevard at about 5:50 a.m. The truck was blocking the off-ramp.

Within fifteen minutes, firefighters had the fire out and the vehicle was just smoking as it cooled down.

At this time, there has been no report of injuries from 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.

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