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Man dead after crashing SUV into tree in Mira Mesa

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MIRA MESA, CA – A man is dead after crashing his vehicle into a tree on Mira Mesa Boulevard early this morning.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, the accident happened at 1:10 a.m. near the intersection at Camino Ruiz when the 58-year-old victim crossed the center median after performing what was described as an unsafe driving maneuver.

The vehicle, a white Cadillac SUV, struck a tree and ejected the driver in the process.

The victim died at the scene of the accident. His identity has not been made public.

No other injuries were reported 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

One injured in Fallbrook rollover accident on Vista del Rio

FALLBROOK, CA – One person was injured yesterday afternoon when they became trapped in their car following a single-vehicle collision in Fallbrook.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, the accident happened on Vista del Rio Road near Willow Glen Road at around 5 p.m., when a car overturned.

One person was trapped inside the vehicle. They were pulled from the wreck and sent to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.

The identity of the victim has not been released 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Pedestrian hit, killed after running across Oak Park freeway

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian died early this morning after being hit by a car while running across Route 94.

According to the Times of San Diego, the accident happened around midnight near Kelton Road when the male victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was hit by a Dodge van.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was not hurt in the accident.

The incident led authorities to close the westbound lanes of the roadway for about an hour for investigative efforts.

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, 71, seriously injured in Friars Rd collision

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 71-year-old motorcyclist was sent to the hospital today after colliding with a Jeep, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened in the 7000 block of Friars Road around 12 p.m. when the victim, who has yet to be identified publicly, failed to stop his Harley-Davidson at a traffic light. The victim then collided with a 2017 Jeep that had the green light at the intersection.

The victim was sent to the hospital for the treatment of fractured ribs and head injuries.

The other driver, a 23-year-old woman, was not injured in the accident.

The accident is currently under investigation.

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 17 soldiers, 4 civilians injured in Navy ship explosion and fire

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SAN DIEGO, CA – At least 21 people were injured this morning in an explosion and fire on a Navy Ship docked at the San Diego Naval Base.

NBC San Diego reports that the blaze began before 8:30 a.m. on the 3400 block of Senn Street aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard. According to reports, the fire began in the lower cargo hold of the ship, where Marine equipment was stored.

At least 17 soldiers and 4 civilians have been sent to local hospitals for treatment of non-critical injuries. Additionally, 17 San Diego Fire Department firefighters have been taken to the hospital for a precautionary evaluation after fighting the blaze.

The ship usually boasts a crew of about 1,000 people, though only around 160 soldiers were aboard the ship due to the weekend. All sailors have been accounted for.

A crew of local, naval, and federal firefighters have combined to join efforts in fighting the blaze, and ships in the port have been asked to render aid.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this point.

The event remains under investigation.

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 loses hand after tortilla press accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man’s hand was amputated after an accident involving an industrial tortilla press in Logan Heights on Thursday, according to NBC Los Angeles.

The accident happened around 5:35 p.m. at La Perla market, located at 3175 National Avenue.

The victim, Odilón Cuevas, identified to be in his 60s, was taken to the hospital, where his left hand was later amputated. According to the report, his condition is now stable.

There is no information available at this time as to how Cuevas got stuck in the tortilla press.

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.

Female victim found at bottom of cliff in La Jolla

LA JOLLA, CA – An unidentified woman was found dead this morning at the bottom of a 75-foot cliff in La Jolla, according to KUSI News.

The victim was found around 6:40 a.m. near Coast Walk, which is north of Torrey Pines Road.

After the body was recovered by lifeguards, it was transported via jet ski to representatives from the Medical Examiner’s Office at La Jolla Shores.

There is no information at this time regarding the identity of the victim or the circumstances of the accident.

The incident remains under investigation.

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.

Pedestrian, 62, severely injured in Torrey Highlands accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was critically injured this morning in a collision in Torrey Highlands, according to a report by the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The incident happened around 8:15 a.m. on Carmel Valley Road, near Camino Del Sur.

The victim, a 62-year-old man, was attempting to run across the street at a crosswalk when he collided with the door of a Honda Civic driven by an unnamed 24-year-old man.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries, including major head trauma.

According to the report, the Honda’s driver had a green light when the accident happened.

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 hospitalized after crashing pickup into Poway pharmacy

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POWAY, CA – A man is in critical condition after he crashed his pickup truck into a pharmacy in Poway today.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. at the 1st Choice Pharmacy, located at 13025 Pomerado Road. According to Fox 5 San Diego, the unidentified male driver crashed his Chevrolet pickup truck into the side of the pharmacy building, leaving a hole in the structure.

He has been taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to the report. No other injuries were reported in the collision.

The driver also caused damage to a fire hydrant and a transformer.

The cause of the crash has yet to be identified.

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 dead, one injured in Pala rollover accident

PALA, CA (SAN DIEGO COUNTY) – A man died in a rollover car accident last night that also sent another person to the hospital, reports the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened just before 11:10 p.m. at the intersection of State Route 76 and Pala Del Norte Road when a silver 2006 Infiniti G35 ran off the road and hit a pole.

The vehicle rolled over, trapping a person inside the automobile.

A passenger was declared dead just before 12:30 a.m. this morning, according to the report.

Another person was sent to the hospital. There is no information available at this time regarding their condition or identity.

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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