Workplace accidents can cause serious injuries and fatalities. Construction accidents are all too common and may occur for a number of reasons. A serious construction accident happened at Steele Canyon High School recently. The incident occurred when a crane that was operated by a worker toppled over onto a truck causing damages and injuring the…

California Highway Patrol, CHP, is slated to receive a federal grant intended to help improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety. The money will be used to promote awareness between all road users to increase safety on the roadways. Vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists need to learn how to better share the roads in a safe and respectful…

A 19-year-old man was sentenced this week after pleading guilty in June to a felony hit and run charge that caused a death. The accident happened on February 7, 2017 at about 10 p.m. The driver was traveling north in a Mercedes-Benz sedan on Sweetwater Road near Tyler Street when he struck a pedestrian who…

A settlement has been reached in the death of a 7-month-old who was struck and killed in an intersection on Catalina Boulevard in 2015. The parents were crossing the street with their young baby in a stroller when the father and baby in the stroller were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Catalina…

Vehicle accidents are the top cause of death to children in the United States. Every 33 seconds a child under the age of 13 is involved in a car crash. One of the reasons for passenger injuries and fatalities in a car crash is the failure to use seatbelts or car seats. September 17 through…

A bicyclist was struck and killed while riding in a bicycle lane on SR-76 in Oceanside. The crash occurred at 10:55 am when a Honda Accord veered into the bicycle lane striking the cyclist. Paramedics performed CPR on the man, who was airlifted to the hospital where he later died. The driver stayed at the…

A woman was hospitalized after a head-on collision in Poway. The accident happened on Route 67, near Cloudy Moon Drive, when a pickup truck crossed the center line and struck a passenger vehicle. The Ford F-250 rolled before both vehicles came to a stop in the southbound lane of traffic. The Hyundai Sonata was apparently…

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has issued its annual report. The number of deaths due to homicide, pedestrian deaths, and methamphetamine use was higher than in previous years. The statistics show trends based on cause of death findings from 2015. The study offers a summary of deaths in the county. The study reviews…

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