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Crash on SR-78 causes traffic delays and closures in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, CA – A collision on State Route 78 caused traffic delays and lane closures in Escondido this morning, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The accident occurred on eastbound SR-78, near Nordahl Road, at about 8:45 a.m.

The left lanes of the highway were closed as a result of the crash. By 9:43 a.m., the roadway was reopened.

There is no word on the cause of the crash or if anyone was 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Rollover accident on I-5 causes traffic delays and lane closures in Pacific Beach

SAN DIEGO, CA – A rollover accident caused traffic delays and delays on I-5 in the Pacific Beach area yesterday afternoon, according to Caltrans San Diego.

A vehicle crashed and overturned on southbound I-5, near Mission Bay Drive, just before 3 p.m.

The right lane was blocked as a result of the accident.

By 3:45 p.m., the roadway was clear.

It is unclear at this point what led to the crash or if anyone was injured as a result.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

1 dead, 1 hospitalized after wrong-way crash on I-8 in Lakeside

LAKESIDE, CA – One person is dead, and a driver has been sent to the hospital following a wrong-way collision on I-8 in Lakeside early yesterday morning, according to FOX 5 San Diego and the Times of San Diego.

The crash happened on westbound I-8, near Dunbar Lane, at about 2 a.m., when at least two vehicles, possibly a sedan and an SUV, collided.

Multiple other vehicles crashed into debris that was strewn onto the roadway from the crash.

One person died as a result of the accident.

The wrong-way driver was taken to the hospital with severe, life-threatening wounds.

Authorities did not immediately identify the victims.

The crash happened after reports of a car driving recklessly and swerving between lanes while headed eastbound in the westbound lanes of the interstate.

The westbound lanes of I-8 were closed for multiple hours following the crash, which 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.

CHP responds to major crash on I-5 NB in Del Mar

DEL MAR, CA – The California Highway Patrol is responding to a potentially major collision on northbound I-5 near the Del Mar Fairgrounds this afternoon.

According to their online response logs, a black Kia Soul collided with a yellow Ford Mustang at about 1:48 p.m., with as many as five other vehicles ultimately involved. The wreck was in the left lane near the HOV lane.

Tow trucks were called at 1:54 p.m.

Injuries are believed to be present, but an ambulance has not been requested.

We will monitor this developing story and provide updates if we can.

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 slows westbound I-5 traffic at Main St

SAN DIEGO, CA – A vehicle fire affected traffic on westbound I-5 at Main Street yesterday afternoon, according to Caltrans San Diego.

The incident was reported shortly before 4 p.m., by which point the right two lanes of the interstate had been closed to traffic. They would eventually reopen by 5:09 p.m.

While it is unclear at this time what may have caused the fire or whether anyone was injured, we will update this blog should we learn more.

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.

Loose tire strikes vehicle on SB I-5 ahead of Genesee Ave

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol is responding to a collision involving a loose tire on southbound I-5 north of Genesee Avenue, according to the agency’s log report.

A loose tire evidently collided with the windshield of a gray Honda sedan and then became wedged beneath the vehicle. Responding officers believe the vehicle’s driver may have been injured, although further details are not forthcoming at this time.

We will continue to monitor this developing story, and update the blog if possible.

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.

Injuries reported after 2-vehicle collision on I-805S at University Ave

SAN DIEGO, CA – An ambulance is en route to the scene of a two-vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of I-805 near University Avenue, CHP reports.

The collision involved a gray Honda CRV and a gray Toyota. We do not know which vehicle caused the collision, or how many injuries were present.

We will continue to monitor this situation, and provide updates as possible.

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.

Ambulance en route to collision on I-5 S at Camino de la Plaza

SAN DIEGO, CA – An ambulance has been called to the scene of an accident that took place on I-5 southbound at Camino de la Plaza this afternoon.

Units with the California Highway Patrol were on the scene by 1:51 p.m. Two vehicles collided head-on at speeds of approximately 30 miles per hour. Airbags deployed in one of the vehicles, a Ford of unspecified model.

We do not know which motorist was injured at this time, or what may have led to the collision. We will, however, continue to monitor this developing story, and provide updates as possible.

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.

Unknown injuries reported following crash on ramp from SH 125 to SH 94

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol responded to a collision resulting in unknown injuries that took place on the ramp from northbound SH-135 to eastbound SH-94 today.

Units were on the scene by 1:34 p.m. today, and found multiple vehicles pulled to the right-hand shoulder. They believe a hit-and-run vehicle may also have been involved, possibly a brown Toyota Corolla, but have no concrete details about that yet.

We will continue to follow this story and provide updates if they become relevant.

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.

Serious crash closes two lanes of Miramar Rd at Camino Santa Fe

SAN DIEGO, CA – A serious crash on Miramar Road has closed its westbound lanes at Camino Santa Fe, Total Traffic News San Diego reports.

The collision took place between Carroll Road and I-805, and was reported at 11:15 a.m. today.

We do not know whether anyone was injured at this time, but will endeavor to update this blog should that information become available.

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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