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Passenger killed after driver crashes into parked car in Santee

SANTEE, CA – A woman was killed after a driver collided with a parked vehicle near Highway 67 in Santee late last night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The crash happened on Woodside Avenue and Creekside Court at about 11:45 p.m., when the driver of an older-model station wagon collided with a parked vehicle.

The woman, a passenger in the vehicle, died as a result.

The driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor wounds.

The role of intoxicated driving in the crash 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

La Mesa police make arrest in February hit-and-run case

LA MESA, CA – Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for a fatal hit-and-run collision in late February, NBC 7 San Diego reports.

La Mesa police responded to a pedestrian collision at Bancroft Drive near Golondrina Drive on February 27. They arrived on the scene to find Jok Joseph Jok unresponsive and suffering from a serious head wound, and had him rushed to a nearby hospital, where the 18-year-old died.

While investigators did not confirm that Jok had been struck by a vehicle, they asked the public to be on the lookout for a white 2009-2014 Ford F-150 that had been seen in the area prior to the incident. Their six-week search came to an end yesterday, when they arrested Scott Satterfield. The 61-year-old Spring Valley resident has been charged with felony hit-and-run.

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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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

17-year-old killed, 8 injured in multi-vehicle crash in Linda Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 17-year-old boy may have been speeding when he crashed in Linda Vista, resulting in his death and the serious injury of eight others late last night.

According to Fox 5 San Diego and NBC San Diego, the accident happened in the 2700 block of Genesee Avenue at about 11 p.m., when the 17-year-old driver of a 2010 Toyota Camry reportedly was traveling at a high rate of speed and in an unsafe manner.

He sideswiped a 2008 Nissan Altima, driven by another 17-year-old boy, and then crashed head-on into a 2020 Mazda 3 being operated by a 21-year-old woman.

Multiple agencies responded to the crash, and the jaws of life were needed to free some of the victims.

The driver of the Toyota was taken to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Two occupants of the Toyota suffered serious injuries as a result.

The woman driving the Mazda and two of her passengers were also taken to the hospital with serious wounds.

The driver of the Nissan and his two passengers suffered minor injuries.

Authorities believe that the group of teenagers was leaving a football game at nearby Kearny Senior High School.

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.

Pedestrian fatally struck by speeding driver in El Cajon residential area

EL CAJON, CA – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver speeding in a residential area in El Cajon late Friday night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident occurred in the 1000 block of S Anza Street just before 10 p.m., as a man in his 20s was crossing the street, headed to where he had parked his car. He was struck by the driver of a grey 2020 Infiniti sedan, who was reportedly speeding.

The impact threw the victim about 180 feet in the air and into a yard nearby. The sedan then collided with a white SUV parked nearby.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, died as a result.

Authorities do not believe that the driver, who remained at the scene, was under the influence at the time. The investigation, however, continues.

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 dead after being struck by 13-year-old girl allegedly driving mom’s car

ESCONDIDO, CA – Two men were killed in Escondido late Friday night after they were struck by a 13-year-old girl who was reportedly operating her mother’s vehicle and fleeing police pursuit.

According to ABC 10 News, the accident occurred near the intersection of Ash Street and Mission Avenue at about 11:20 p.m., when Escondido police made a traffic stop on a vehicle.

A 13-year-old girl, reportedly operating her mother’s vehicle, drove away from the scene. The teenage girl then lost control of the car, and it collided with a planter, and with two men who had been sleeping in the bushes.

One of the apparently homeless victims was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The second victim died at the scene.

Authorities did not immediately identify the two victims.

The teenage driver and her juvenile passenger were not reported as injured.

As officials were working the crash, a different driver collided with a vacant police vehicle near the scene.

No injuries were reported from the second collision.

The second driver was taken into police custody on suspicion of driving while under the influence.

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.

Father and son killed, 19-year-old injured in crash near Poway HS

POWAY, CA – A man and his teenage son were killed while leaving the north parking lot of Poway High School on Friday night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident occurred in the 15000 block of Espola Road at about 7 p.m., when a Toyota sedan leaving the parking lot was T-boned by a Mercedes sedan.

A 54-year-old father, riding in the Toyota, died at the scene.

His teenage son was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 19-year-old male, was taken to the hospital in Escondido for the treatment of non-critical wounds.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

Authorities do not believe that intoxicated driving played a role 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.

San Diego- 19-Year Old SDSU Freshman Died From Injury Sustained From An On-Campus Fraternity Event

A 19-year old San Diego State University freshman died from the injury he sustained from an on-campus fraternity event in San Diego late Sunday night, November 10, 2019. The male student was hospitalized on Thursday, November 7, 2019, after campus police were notified of his need for medical attention. The nature and extent of the injury the college student died from were not clear. The cause of the student’s death was also not known.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group | Injury & Accident Lawyers can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

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- Man Found Dead After Apparent Fall Through Roof Of Warehouse

A man was found dead after an apparent fall through roof of a warehouse in San Diego on Friday, November 15, 2019. The incident took place in the East Village neighborhood of San Diego. A person reportedly got a hold of officers, in order to inform the officers that a man was found dead inside a warehouse at the corner of 15th Street and E Street. The warehouse where the man was found dead was located on a street across the San Diego Police Headquarters. According to investigators, they believed that the man fell through the roof, and landed on the ground inside the abandoned building.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group | Injury & Accident Lawyers can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

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.

Balboa Park, CA- Man Ran Over By A Vehicle After He Jumped Off Cabrillo Bridge And Onto The Freeway

A man jumped off Cabrillo Bridge and onto the freeway in Balboa Park, CA early Tuesday morning, November 5, 2019. The man’s body was found in the fast lane of northbound State Route 163, close to the Laurel Street Bridge early Tuesday morning, November 5, 2019. According to police, they had later determined that the man had jumped off the bridge. The man’s body was ran over by a vehicle a few minutes after the man jumped off the bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officer Jake Sanchez. The incident took place close to Park Boulevard and 11th Street.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group | Injury & Accident Lawyers can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

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.

Torrance, CA- 2-Year Old Girl Dead After Possibly Being Left Inside A Hot Car

A 2-year old girl died on Monday, September 23, 2019, close to Torrance, CA due to possibly being left inside a hot car for as long as 5 hours. The child was reportedly left inside a car parked on the 22400 block of South Vermont Avenue, in an unincorporated area of the county close to Torrance. When the little girl was found inside the car, she was not responsive. The little girl was taken to a hospital where she died. The little girl had apparent burns on her face, chest, and arms. Her body temperature was reportedly 107.5 degrees when she was found inside a car, unresponsive. The cause of the death of the girl was being investigated.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group | Injury & Accident Lawyers can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

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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