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Motorcyclist and passenger injured in alleged DUI crash in Paradise Hills

SAN DIEGO, CA – An allegedly intoxicated motorcyclist and his passenger were both injured after the bike collided with a parked car in Paradise Hills last night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened in the 6400 block of Potomac Street at about 9:30 p.m. when a 28-year-old man lost control of his motorcycle, a 2014 Harley-Davidson, and collided with a parked, vacant car.

He and his passenger, a 27-year-old woman, were taken to the hospital with multiple injuries, including a dislocated hip for the passenger, and broken knees for the driver.

The identities of the victims have not been publicly released.

Police have said that alcohol played a factor 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Allegedly intoxicated driver arrested after fleeing multiple-injury crash in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CA – A man suspected of being under the influence has been taken into police custody after he crashed into a row of cars, causing multiple injuries, and then attempted to flee the scene.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, the accident happened at E Street and 4th Avenue at about 6 a.m. yesterday morning when a man reportedly collided with a group of cars that were stopped at a traffic light.

The driver’s vehicle then flipped over an unspecified number of times before the man fled the scene on foot.

He was located by officers some time later, then brought to the hospital for treatment, after which he was brought into police custody.

The impact caused multiple injuries, though the extent of them and the identities of the victims were not specified in the report.

Police suspect the driver was under the influence of alcohol or another substance when the accident occurred.

The crash 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 dead after being hit by freight train near Old Town Transit Station

SAN DIEGO, CA – A person died last night after being struck by a freight train near the Old Town Transit Station, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident happened in the 4000 block of Taylor Street sometime before 9:25 p.m. when a pedestrian, whose identity has yet to be publicly revealed, was hit by a BNSF train.

The victim died at the scene.

Police are searching for possible witnesses to the scene and are continuing to investigate 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.

Traffic alert: Brush fire leads to Fairmont Ave. road closures

SAN DIEGO, CA – A small brush fire led to the closure of all southbound lanes of Fairmont Avenue for about a half-hour this evening, according to a report by Fox 5 San Diego.

The quarter-acre fire began in the 4600 block of Fairmont at around 5 p.m. and led to authorities closing all southbound lanes of the roadway in the area.

Authorities opened one lane of the roadway about a half-hour later, at 5:32 p.m., though they warned travelers that traffic delays were highly likely and reminded drivers to use caution when in the area.

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.

One dead in La Mesa car accident possibly caused by reckless driving

LA MESA, CA – A crash that was caused at least partially by reckless driving, according to ABC 10 News reports, led to the death of one person in La Mesa last night.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-8, near SR-125, just before 10 p.m. when two vehicles collided.

One of the drivers was reportedly driving recklessly before their vehicle crashed into a divider wall.

Authorities did not identify the person who died, nor did they release the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Three lanes of the interstate were blocked off following the accident and remained closed this morning.

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.

Man with gunshot wound crashes car on I-5 ramp

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CHULA VISTA, CA – A man crashed his car on an Interstate 5 ramp after being shot early Saturday morning, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened at about 1:45 a.m. near the intersection of Interstate 5 and E Street when a man in his 20s crashed a white BMW into the interstate ramp while driving at a high rate of speed.

The collision trapped the driver in the wreckage, and when emergency crews came to extricate the victim, they discovered that he had a bullet wound injury.

The victim is currently in critical condition.

Police are searching for witnesses to the crash and for a motive in the shooting.

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.

Two elderly people hurt after car rolls down San Marcos hill

SAN MARCOS, CA – Two elderly people were hurt in a car accident Sunday morning when their vehicle rolled down a hill in San Marcos, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident happened at the intersection of Schoolhouse Way and San Elijo Road at 9:22 a.m. when the 84-year-old driver of a 2017 Toyota Prius failed to make a right turn, a mistake allegedly due to his traveling at a high rate of speed.

The Prius collided with a curb and drove over the sidewalk, then went down the hill and landed on its side against a fence.

The driver and a passenger, a 77-year-old woman, were trapped within the wreckage when emergency personnel arrived at the scene. They were extracted from the wreck and then taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

Both victims are expected to survive. Their identities have not been released at this time.

The accident 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.

One dead, two injured in motorcycle vs. pickup truck accident in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, CA – A man died when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in an accident Sunday afternoon on San Pasqual Valley Road, according to ABC 10 News.

The collision occurred in the 18000 block of San Pasqual Valley at about 1:40 p.m.

The victim, a 65-year-old man driving a 2020 Harley-Davidson in the eastbound lanes, crossed over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

He then collided with a 1997 Ford 250 traveling in the westbound direction.

The motorcyclist was killed in the accident.

The driver of the Ford, an 88-year-old man, and a passenger in the vehicle were taken to the hospital for the treatment of unspecified injuries.

The accident is 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.

Motorcyclist breaks leg after crashing into tree in Bay Ho

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist broke his leg in a Sunday-morning accident in the Bay Ho area after his bike crashed into a tree, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened near the ramp to Morena Boulevard on Balboa Avenue at about 9:20 a.m. when the 52-year-old driver was unable to properly merge onto the ramp. He then ran off the roadway and crashed into a large tree.

The motorcyclist suffered multiple non-critical injuries, including to the femur and tibia.

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.

Motorcyclist breaks leg in San Pasqual accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A collision between a motorcycle and a car in the San Pasqual area Saturday afternoon led to a man breaking his leg, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident occurred on San Pasqual Valley Road just before 3:45 p.m., when a 45-year-old motorcyclist lost control of his vehicle. He traveled into the lane of oncoming traffic and struck a 2017 Subaru Outback.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with multiple fractures in his left leg.

The driver of the Subaru, a 66-year-old man, is not reported as being injured.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident.

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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