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Scooter rider suffers brain injury after being hit by car in Mission Bay Park

SAN DIEGO, CA – A scooter rider was severely injured after being struck by an SUV in the Mission Bay Park neighborhood area this afternoon, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The accident occurred at 1:25 p.m. in the 1200 block of W Mission Drive, when a 67-year-old woman driving a Ford Escape went to the right side of the roadway as she was crossing a bridge. She then collided with the victim, a 30-year-old man operating a scooter.

The scooter rider was taken to the hospital for the treatment of road rash and a brain hemorrhage. He is expected to make a recovery.

Authorities do not believe that the driver was under the influence 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

21-year-old killed, 5 people injured after high-speed pursuit ends in crash in La Presa

LA PRESA, CA – A woman was killed, and two men, two teenagers, and a 15-month-old toddler sustained injuries after the driver of an allegedly stolen vehicle ran a red light in La Presa.

According to the Times of San Diego, the accident occurred near the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Jamacha Road at about 10 p.m. Friday, after Sheriff’s deputies reportedly spotted a stolen vehicle, which was being operated by a 17-year-old driver.

The teen driver sped away from deputies, which began a high-speed pursuit. The teen allegedly ran a red light, then crashed into two vehicles.

The driver then reportedly attempted to flee the scene on foot but was apprehended by authorities a short time later.

A 21-year-old woman in the first vehicle was taken to the hospital with severe wounds. There, she succumbed to her injuries.

Two men and a 15-month-old, all of whom were occupants of the second struck vehicle, were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries. They are expected to recover.

The driver and their 16-year-old passenger were treated for minor injuries.

The passenger was arrested on suspicion of crimes related to a weapon in the allegedly stolen car.

The driver is facing multiple charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle and vehicular manslaughter.

The accident remains under investigation 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.

Update: Man killed, woman seriously hurt in Ramona head-on collision

RAMONA, CA – A man was killed and a woman was severely injured when their two vehicles collided head-on in Ramona on Thursday.

According to the Times of San Diego, the previously-reported crash occurred on Julian Road (also known as State Route 78), near Magnolia Avenue, at about 6:45 p.m., when a 1998 Honda Civic crossed into the path of oncoming traffic.

The driver of the Honda, a 28-year-old man from Vista, collided head-on with a 2019 Ram pickup truck operated by a 56-year-old woman.

The male driver died at the scene.

The other driver was airlifted to the hospital in Escondido with serious injuries. She is expected to survive.

It is unknown if intoxicated driving played a role in the collision.

The accident remains under investigation 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 breaks leg after being hit by hit-and-run driver in Sherman Heights

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian broke his leg after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Sherman Heights neighborhood early yesterday morning, according to the Times of San Diego.

The collision occurred in the 2000 block of Market Street at around 3:35 a.m., when a 46-year-old man who was crossing the street was struck by the driver of a light-colored Toyota Sienna.

The driver then fled the scene, leaving the victim without rendering aid.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with a broken leg.

The identity of the man has not yet 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.

Man fatally hit by SUV while crossing street in Lakeside

LAKESIDE, CA – A man was killed when he was struck by an SUV in a rush-hour crash in Lakeside yesterday, according to KUSI.

The accident occurred at 12250 Woodside Avenue, at about 5:45 p.m., as the driver of a black 2012 Nissan Pathfinder was headed eastbound.

The victim was walking across the street outside of a crosswalk when he stepped into the path of the Nissan.

The victim, whose identity has yet to be released, was taken to the hospital, and there he was declared dead.

The driver was not reported as 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 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.

Worker injured after being trapped in elevator shaft at downtown grocery store

SAN DIEGO, CA – A worker was injured last night after being trapped within the elevator shaft at a grocery store downtown, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident happened at Ralph’s grocery store, located on 101 G Street, at about 7:30 p.m., when a person reportedly pressed the elevator button while a man was working on the cargo shaft.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was then trapped inside the elevator shaft.

After being rescued, the worker was taken to the hospital for the treatment of unspecified injuries.

No further information is available 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 suffers broken arm after being hit by car in El Cajon

EL CAJON, CA – A woman suffered injuries after she was hit by a car at an intersection in El Cajon last night, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident occurred near the intersection of East Madison and the 400 block of North 2nd Street at about 9 p.m. when a woman was walking across the roadway.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was struck by a driver, and then suffered injuries including a broken leg. Her wounds are not thought to be life-threatening.

Authorities do not believe that the driver, who remained at the scene after the collision, was intoxicated at the time of the accident.

The collision forced multiple lanes of the roadway to close while authorities investigated.

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.

11-month-old in stroller and father injured after being hit by car in La Jolla

SAN DIEGO, CA – A father and his 11-month-old infant riding in a stroller were injured when they were struck by a car in La Jolla yesterday, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened near the intersection of La Jolla Mesa Drive and La Jolla Scenic Drive at about 4 p.m. when a driver collided with an 11-month-old as well as the baby’s father, who was pushing the child in a stroller.

The child was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries, while the father received minor wounds in the accident.

The driver was not reported as injured.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of the victims or the driver.

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 crashes into hydrant, apartment building, creating electrocution risk in Santee

SANTEE, CA – A car collided with a fire hydrant and an apartment building, creating what the San Diego Sheriff considered to be an extreme hazard in Santee this morning, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Woodside Ave and N Magnolia Ave when a driver crashed into a fire hydrant, then into an apartment building.

The vehicle struck a utility box, causing the water from the hydrant to become charged, authorities feared.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Office warned people to avoid the area due to the serious risk of electrocution.

No injuries have been reported 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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