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Vehicle fire blocks lane along I-5 during rush-hour

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol were forced to block one lane following a vehicle fire on I-5 during Thursday evening’s rush-hour.

According to Caltrans, the incident was reported within the southbound lanes of the interstate near 28th Street at about 5:30 p.m.

No information with regard to what may have sparked the fire has been released at this time. However, rush-hour commuters faced delays in the area as the far right lane was blocked for about a half-hour following the incident.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the blaze.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 fire reported on SR-905

SAN DIEGO, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle fire along State Route 905 during Monday evening’s rush-hour.

The incident was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. near the exit to  Britannia Ave. when a passerby noticed someone waving their hands outside of a dark-colored sedan that appeared to be on fire, according to CHP.

Moments later, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames along the shoulder. Both occupants in the vehicle were able to escape without injury.

Details regarding what may have sparked the fire have not yet been released. We will continue to monitor this developing story for any pertinent updates should they be released to the public.

 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

 

Marine saves toddler from burning vehicle

FALLBROOK, CA – A Marine from Camp Pendleton was able to rescue a small child from a burning vehicle in Fallbrook on December 7th.

According to KTLA, Gunnery Sgt. Kyle Wetter came across a burning vehicle with the child’s mother standing on the outside. The father was inside the vehicle working to free the child who was locked in their car seat.

Wittner was able to use a knife to cut the seatbelt and free the child before anyone involved sustained serious injuries.

Details regarding the cause of the vehicle fire remain unclear at this time. The precise location of the incident is not mentioned in the report.

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.

Multi-vehicle collision reported on North Centre City Pkwy.

OCEANSIDE, CA – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle collision along the North Centre City Parkway Monday morning.
According to the CHP, the accident occurred at about 6:23 a.m. along the N. Centre City Pkway. at the intersection with Champagne Boulevard.
Initial reports were of a Lexus vs. a Nissan Altima with the Lexus smoking along the site of the roadway following the accident. No injuries were reported immediately following the incident. However, this situation is still developing.
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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