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Downed tree and alleged DUI accident lead to road closures in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, CA – The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported that a possible drunk-driving accident had led to road closures in San Marcos early this morning.

The accident happened near the intersection of N Twin Oaks Valley Road and San Marcos Boulevard, and was reported by authorities at 3:46 a.m.

A vehicle rolled over during the accident, which the SDCSO said involved a drunk driver.

A tree had fallen into the street, leading authorities to close the roadway during the cleanup efforts.

It is unknown if anyone was injured in the collision.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 suffers multiple broken bones after collision with pickup in El Cerrito

SAN DIEGO, CA – A possible DUI collision last night between a pickup truck and a motorcycle caused one man to sustain multiple, serious injuries in the El Cerrito neighborhood, according to the Times of San Diego.

The collision occurred in the 5500 block of El Cajon Boulevard, near 55th Street, at just after 7:15 p.m. when the 45-year-old driver of a Toyota Tacoma failed to yield the right of way and made a left turn in front of a Ducati motorcycle.

The two vehicles collided, leaving the 29-year-old motorcyclist in the hospital with multiple broken bones.

The driver of the pickup truck was not reported as hurt and was taken into police custody on possible DUI charges.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of the two drivers.

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.

Man arrested for DUI after crashing car into tree

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SAN DIEGO, CA – A young man has been taken into custody for alleged DUI after he crashed his car into a tree early this morning, according to a report by Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened around 4 a.m. in the 5000 block of Waring Road when the suspected drunk driver passed out while behind the wheel and drove his car into a tree.

In video footage of the incident, the driver describes himself as a “hardworking 21-year-old” and a student at California State University San Marcos.

The driver was reportedly mildly injured but refused medical treatment.

He also allegedly argued with several police officers and emergency staff.

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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