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Woman run over by her car in El Cajon

EL CAJON, CA – A 55-year-old woman was run over by her own vehicle on Saturday night when she left the car to catch a stray dog.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:35 p.m. on May 23. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) told Fox 5 San Diego that the woman saw a stray dog running down the street near Flinn Springs Road and Blossom Valley Road.

The woman stopped her car and exited the vehicle, but she forgot to put the car in park. The car rolled towards the woman and then ran over her, dragging her around 60 feet before coming to a stop.

CHP officers reported that the woman sustained injuries to her arm and her leg, and they transported her to a local hospital for treatment.

There is no information available at this time about the woman’s current condition.

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 If the information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 injured after being hit by a car

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was injured after being hit by a vehicle last night in San Diego. According to the California Highway Patrol‘s traffic logs, the police were alerted to the incident at around 8:25 p.m. The vehicle, which police have not described at this time, struck the pedestrian at 3221 Bancroft Drive. Emergency responders arrived on the scene and transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital with injuries.

Our team will continue to monitor the situation and update this story if new information becomes 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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Hit-and-run driver injures pedestrian

CITY HEIGHTS, CA – A 56-year-old pedestrian is in critical condition after he was hit by a driver at the intersection of Copland Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard Tuesday evening.

The pedestrian was crossing the intersection at a crosswalk around 7:00 p.m. on May 5, when a driver ran a red light and crashed into him. The driver left the scene of the accident and drove west toward Interstate 15, according to NBC 7 San Diego.

Officials transported the man to the hospital with severe injuries. They believe the pedestrian has a punctured lung, bleeding in the brain, and broken ribs. There is no additional information about the pedestrian’s current condition.

The San Diego Police Department is still searching for the suspect.

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.

Driver kills four pedestrians in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, CA – A 28-year-old woman drove off the road and killed a man, a woman, and two children on San Pasqual Valley Road Tuesday night.

The accident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. on May 5 when the woman lost control of her grey 2014 Mazada. The vehicle crashed near the intersection of San Pasqual Valley Road and Oak Hill Drive.

NBC 7 San Diego reports that the driver told the police she was distracted by her phone when the accident occurred. At this time, officials do not suspect that drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident.

The Mazda veered off the road while traveling north and collided with a group of four people who were walking on the northbound side of San Pasqual Valley Road. The vehicle also crashed into a street sign and a tree before finally coming to a stop.

The driver hit the pedestrians from behind and caused life-threatening injuries. Two of the pedestrians died on the scene and the other two were rushed to the Palomar Medical Center. The pedestrians who were sent to the hospital died shortly after their arrival.

The police also transported the driver to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries she sustained in the crash. The driver has not been arrested for the accident.

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.

UPDATE: Pedestrian Accident on I-805

SAN DIEGO, CA – Police officers have released new information about the pedestrian who was hit by a car on Wednesday, April 29. The accident occurred around 2:00 p.m. on Interstate 805, near South 43rd Street, when a pedestrian ran into highway traffic. A driver in a Dodge Challenger was unable to stop their vehicle before hitting the pedestrian.

Police now believe the pedestrian was a homeless man, but they have not released any identifying information, according to the Times of San Diego.  The man sustained life-threatening injuries, and police state that the man’s leg may have been severed in the crash. A San Diego police officer pronounced the pedestrian dead on the scene.

Police closed the HOV lane and two other highway lanes for three hours, to investigate the accident. The driver who hit the pedestrian remained at the scene and assisted the police in their 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.

Pedestrian Accident on I-805

NATIONAL CITY, CA – A driver in a red sports car hit a pedestrian, who was running across the I-805 freeway. The car was driving sound on the freeway near Imperial Avenue when the accident occurred. The California Highway Patrol reports that the driver hit the pedestrian at 1:58 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29.

The driver pulled off the road and into the HOV lane after the accident occurred. Two other vehicles that were not involved in the accident also stopped to assist. The accident blocked the HOV lane and three lanes of traffic on I-805, but police officers have now stopped all southbound traffic, so they can safely investigate the accident.

Officers on the scene called an ambulance for the pedestrian, who may have suffered significant injuries. This story is still developing, and we will provide more information as soon as it becomes 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.

Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A person driving a black pick-up truck hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and B Street and then fled the scene. The Times of San Diego reports that the accident occurred at 4:35 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28. When police officers arrived on the scene, they transported the 30-year-old man to the hospital with critical injuries. The man died in the hospital shortly after the accident.

Police believe that the pick-up truck hit the pedestrian and then dragged the man’s body across a parking lot. Police are still searching for the driver of the black Ford F-150, who caused the accident. If you have any information which could help police find this suspect, contact the San Diego Police Department at 858-495-7807.

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.

Hit-and-Run Injures Pedestrian in a Wheelchair

SAN DIEGO, CA – NBC 7 San Diego reports that a driver hit a man in a wheelchair and then left the scene of the accident. The hit-and-run incident occurred near 16th Street and Island Avenue at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25.

Police officers on the scene believe the pedestrian sustained serious injuries, but they have not released any additional information about his current condition. They believe the driver who caused the accident was driving a white Dodge truck, but the police have no further information about the suspect 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 injured in El Cajon crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – The California Highway Patrol reports that at least one pedestrians was hit by a silver Honda Pilot in El Cajon this morning. The incident occurred at 16590 Highland Valley Rd at 11:27 a.m. Two adults and three kids were walking a dog when the Honda hit at least one of the pedestrians.

The driver of the Honda called the police, and an ambulance was sent to the scene. We have no further details on the pedestrians or possible injuries at this time. We will update you when we have more information.

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.

Parts of C Street shut down for criminal investigation

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the section of C Street from 30th to Edgemont was closed down yesterday afternoon for a police investigation. A 16-year-old boy was found on a Golden Hill roadside with a life-threatening head injury. He was treated at the scene and then taken to a hospital for further treatment. Police say it’s unclear as to whether the injury was caused by criminal activity, an accident, or a medical emergency.

Police say that the boy was likely riding in a large black SUV at the time of the accident, but the location of the vehicle is unknown at this time.

Roads have reopened, and we’ll update you as we find out more details about 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.

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