Motor Vehicle Accidents

Garbage Truck Driver Kills Two

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San Diego suffers from a dubious reputation of not being a very safe city for pedestrians. Unfortunately, it’s one the city continues to earn. This past Thursday morning, a 63-year-old man lost his life after he was struck by garbage truck. After the initial impact, the deceased was hit twice more by two other vehicles. […]

Crane Accident Closes I-5 Down

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If you were headed north on I-5 this past Friday, chances are you ran into quite the delay. While that’s not entirely rare for the interstate, especially nearing a busy weekend (it was Halloween, after all), the fact that a crane toppled over means that every lane had to be shut down while it the […]

Motorcyclist Dies North of Vista

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This past Wednesday, October 22nd, a 49-year-old man was driving his motorcycle just north of Vista. According to reports provided by the California Highway Patrol, the driver was killed after he collided with a sedan. The driver of this second vehicle had apparently pulled out in front of him. At the moment, we do not […]

Imperial Beach Crash Kills Motorcyclist

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October continues to be a particularly bad one for motorcyclists in the San Diego area, as yet another one has passed away from an accident that occurred in Imperial Beach. While it’s common knowledge that the San Diego area is a particularly dangerous one for pedestrians, it’s beginning to seem like the same can be […]

SD Gas and Electric Truck Collides with Taxi

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It has not been a good month for vehicles utilized by San Diego Gas and Electric. On the evening of October 1st, a driver ran a red light in Oceanside and crashed into one of their trucks. All three people involved in the accident had to be taken to the hospital for injuries. Then, just […]

Train Strikes Truck in Central California

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When all goes well, the trains that crisscross San Diego are an irreplaceable source of transportation. Most wouldn’t know how to handle their commutes without these vehicles racing across their tracks in every direction. Unfortunately, their size and speed makes trains a deadly force when people are put in their path. One accident in Guadalupe, […]

Suspected Drunk Driver Puts Six in the Hospital

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Everyone knows that driving while under the influence is never a good idea. Yet, every year, somewhere around 16,000 people will get charged with a DUI.4,000 of those arrests will occur just in the city alone. Of course, this also doesn’t account for all the people who commit this crime, but are never caught. Unfortunately, […]

Recent Tanker Accident Shuts Down Interstate 15

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Due to its location in the state, San Diego sees countless commercial trucks driving through its highways every day. Obviously, the city itself needs plenty of commercial trucks bringing products in and out over the course of the day as well. Though the vast majority is able to do this without incident, it’s important to […]

Motorcyclist Needed to Be Airlifted After Crash

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There are a number of reasons people prefer riding motorcycles. Some enjoy the money they save on gas. Others simply get a kick out of the adrenaline rush that comes from riding such a vehicle. In San Diego, motorcycles are especially popular because you can ride them all year round and enjoy beautiful weather at […]

Train Runs Man over at Torey Pines State Beach

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Trains are a fairly typical feature throughout San Diego and the surrounding areas, especially around the coast. However, that doesn’t meant they still don’t injure or even kill people multiple times a year. In fact, last month, three people were killed in separate incidents in just five days. In 2013, train accidents accounted for 117 […]