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Two dead, two injured in wrong-way crash in Chula Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA – Two people died and two others were seriously injured in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 5 in Chula Vista on Saturday morning.

According to local NBC news, a driver entered southbound I-5 near SR-905 at about 5 a.m. Soon after a car accident was reported near L Street that involved at least seven vehicles.

Two people were pronounced dead after the crash and two other victims were taken to UC San Diego Medical Center. They both had suffered serious injuries.

One of the fatal victims was identified by his family as 23-year-old David Ramirez. The other was a woman whose name has not been released.

An investigation is ongoing to determine who the wrong-way driver was.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Impaired driver causes wrong-way crash in Rancho Santa Fe

SAN DIEGO, CA – A wrong-way driver caused a traffic collision in Rancho Sante Fe on Friday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A red Toyota Tundra was traveling in the wrong direction on Linea Del Cielo when he crashed into a Toyota Landcruiser near Avenida Maravillas at about 3:15 p.m.

No one was injured in the crash but the Tundra’s driver was “acting weird.” When the police arrived at the location, they suspected that the man had been drinking or was otherwise impaired.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

Wrong-way driver arrested after crash in Escondido

SAN DIEGO, CA – A wrong-way driver was arrested after crashing head-on at an Escondido intersection with another vehicle on Wednesday evening.

According to the Times of San Diego, police were alerted to a 1994 Honda Accord being driven erratically on Interstate 15 north at bout 7:30 p.m. The erratic driver exited the freeway on Via Ranch Parkway and got going the wrong way before crashing at Bear Valley Parkway and Mary Lane. The Honda struck one vehicle head-on and then a third vehicle became involved.

The Honda’s driver was seriously injured in the accident. He was transported to Palomar Medical Center where he receiver surgery. He was also arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

The other involved drivers suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

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.

3 hospitalized following wrong-way hit-and-run crash in La Mesa

LA MESA, CA -Three people were sent to the hospital as the immediate result of a multi-vehicle wrong-way crash on a La Mesa freeway early Wednesday morning

According to KGTV, the accident occurred at about 4:30 a.m. along State Route 125 near the Grossmont Boulevard intersection.

Investigators with the CHP believe a Honda Accord crashed into a Toyota SUV along the roadway before the driver responsible for the crash left his disabled vehicle, fleeing on foot.

A short time later, several vehicles came upon the crash at a high rate of speed and collided with the totaled vehicles in the roadway. At least three motorists involved in the second collision were hospitalized with unknown injuries.

No identifying information with regard to the wrong-way driver has been made 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 killed, another suffers multiple facial fractures in Santee wrong-way crash

SANTEE, CA – A man was killed and another man sustained fractures to his face after a wrong-way crash in East County last night, according to Fox 5 San Diego.

The accident happened at about 6 p.m. on Mission Gorge Road, near Cottonwood Avenue, as the 50-year-old operator of a blue 2003 Acura sedan was driving the wrong way, in the lane of oncoming traffic.

The 59-year-old driver of a white 1984 Toyota pickup then collided head-on with the Acura.

The first driver was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to the hospital for the treatment of multiple non-critical injuries, including several fractures to his facial bones.

The identities of the victims have not yet been revealed.

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.

Wrong-way accident reported in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CA – The California Highway Patrol reported a wrong-way accident this morning in Chula Vista. According to the traffic log, the collision occurred near the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Orange Street at around 11:12 a.m.

The driver of a silver sedan was traveling the wrong way when they crashed into a white pickup truck. An ambulance was called to the scene to transport at least one person to a hospital for treatment. The extent of the injuries sustained in the accident is unknown at this time.

No further information has 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.

Wrong-way accident reported on Interstate 8

SAN DIEGO, CA – A wrong-way crash occurred this afternoon on Interstate 8 in San Diego. According to the California Highway Patrol’s traffic reports, the collision happened on westbound I-8 near San Diego State University at around 12:22 p.m.

A motorist in a silver Honda was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-8 when they crashed into a stationary object. No further details have been released at this time. Our team will update if new information is 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.

Wrong-way driver leads to I-8 crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least two vehicles were involved in a traffic collision on Interstate 8 in El Cajon in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

According to the area traffic incident tracker, the crash happened near Tavern Road just after 3:30 a.m. It left a male driver in a pickup truck on the righthand side and a female driver of white SUV in the center divide. One of the vehicles had been going the wrong way in the eastbound lanes before the crash.

At this time, injuries have not been confirmed.

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.

San Diego Police pursue wrong-way driver on I-5

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol reported a wrong-way driver this morning on Interstate 5. According to the traffic report, police were alerted to the incident on I-5 at around 9:47 a.m. An elderly man was driving his vehicle northbound in the southbound lanes of I-5. According to witnesses, the man was driving at high speed.

Police were able to catch up to the man at around E Street when he lost a tire. At this time, it’s unclear why the motorist was traveling the wrong-way. No injuries have been reported from the incident.

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.

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