san diego | San Diego Injury Accident Lawyer Blog - Part 2
A 32-year-old active-duty Marine from Escondido was killed in a solo-vehicle crash that occurred on January 8, 2012, around 2 p.m. on State Route 76 (SR-76) on a rural road near Palomar Mountain. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt, the biker was riding a 2007 Ducati motorcycle east of Red Gate Road.
The marine lost control of his bike on a curving stretch and hit the metal guard rail after his motorcycle slid out from under him. He sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Read the rest »
A 63-year-old La Jolla man was killed in a serious rollover car accident that occurred on January 2, 2012, around 7:30 p.m. near Osler Street in Linda Vista. According to San Diego police, the Toyota Prius crashed into a tree and rolled over a few times on Genessee Avenue. Medical Examiner’s Office officials found motorist’s body partly outside the vehicle. Officers were unsure if the victim was wearing a seatbelt.
The car driver was immediately transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital to receive medical treatment where he was pronounced dead around 8:14 p.m. Read the rest »
One man suffered serious injuries in a car accident that occurred on December 26, 2011, around 1:45 a.m. on I-5 just north of state Route 905 (SR-905). According to California Highway Patrol officer Jesse Udovich, the victim had a flat tire and was waiting for assistance when he was struck by an alleged drunk driver.
The drunk driver Raul Hernandez was traveling northbound when his vehicle struck a Chevrolet Malibu parked on the right shoulder. The collision made the Malibu overturn several times. The victim had to crawl out of the wreck and suffered a cut on his head. Read the rest »
Two children, ages 8 and 6, suffered serious injuries in a San Diego car crash that occurred on December 26, 2011, at Van Dyke Avenue near El Cajon Boulevard. According to California Highway Patrol, the children were struck when a Nissan Maxima they were exiting unexpectedly lurched in reverse. The older boy suffered a broken arm and the younger one suffered head injuries.
The 42-year-old driver who was parking the car that the boys were exiting accidentally stepped on the gas while it was in reverse. Read the rest »
At least one person was killed in a tragic San Diego rollover crash that occurred on December 21, 2011, around 6:42 a.m. on Interstate 5(I-5) at National Avenue in the Barrio Logan area. According to the authorities, vehicle was found on its roof and was barely visible.
The driver was allegedly travelling at about 130 mph in his Jaguar convertible when he lost control. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Investigation Team is trying to determine what caused this fatal crash. Read the rest »
A 35-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident that occurred on December 8, 2011, in Serra Mesa. According to San Diego Police Sgt. Art Doherty, both father and daughter were crossing Ruffin Road when they were hit by a red pickup. The two were walking in a dark section of the street to the mother’s house when they were hit.
Medics immediately transported the father to Mercy Hospital to receive treatment for multiple broken bones in his left leg and a brain bleed. The young girl also suffered a broken jaw and was taken to Rady Children’s Hospital for medical treatment. From the present information, it is unclear what caused this major truck accident that left two people severely injured. The man driving the truck said he did not see the pedestrians. If there was proper street light, the possibility of avoiding the hit could have reduced. Read the rest »
Two adults and two children, a 10-year-old and a 6-year-old, suffered serious injuries in a three-vehicle crash that occurred on December 4, 2011, around 10 a.m. on eastbound side of the freeway near Waring Road on Interstate 8 (I-8). According to the California Highway Patrol, a Land Rover heading eastbound at about 80 to 90mph clipped a red car, then rear-ended a Lexus SUV, causing it to spin out and go over the center divider of the freeway.
The impact of the collision made the SUV fall 120 to 150 feet down an embankment. Both the adults in the car were immediately transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital and the two kids were taken to Rady Children’s Hospital to receive medical treatment. Read the rest »
A 9-year-old boy was injured in a shocking truck accident that occurred on November 17, 2011, around 1:15 p.m. at Kansas Street in North Park. According to San Diego police, a city garbage truck struck boy while he was skating along Meade Avenue. The juvenile fell under the trash truck and was crushed by the undercarriage, according to police.
Medics transported the boy to receive medical treatment for the life-threatening internal injuries and multiple compound fractures. From the available information, it is unclear what led to this serious truck wreck. The accident is under investigation. If it is found that the truck driver was driving negligently or recklessly, then he and the City might be held liable for the injuries suffered by the child. Read the rest »
A 52-year-old El Cajon resident was killed in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred on November 16, 2011, around 5:45 a.m. on Interstate 8 (I-8) in the Alpine area. According to California Highway Patrol and San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, the driver’s eastbound sedan rear-ended the tractor-trailer near East Victoria Drive.
The motorist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. From the available information, it is unclear what led to this serious car wreck. If there occurred a loss of control due to a vehicular malfunction, then the auto maker may be financially responsible for the accident and the damages. Read the rest »
A possible DUI car accident left two passengers injured on November 12‚ 2011‚ around 4:52 a.m. at Aero Drive and Santo Road. According to San Diego police Officer Frank Cali‚ three men were heading westbound on Aero Drive‚ when the driver lost control. As a result‚ the car drifted north across traffic lanes and smashed into a concrete wall near Santo Road.
The car driver fled from the accident scene after causing the crash‚ leaving his two injured passengers. One suffered minor injuries while the other passenger was seriously injured. Both were immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Officers believe that alcohol may have been a factor. The accident is still under investigation. Read the rest »