Vehicle crashes are common; there are thousands that occur across the country every day. Most traffic accidents occur between two or more vehicles. Sometimes, however, a vehicle crashes into a building. When this happens, it can injure people inside the building as well as pedestrians and bystanders. San Diego has had multiple vehicle / building…

Walking down city streets should not be dangerous, but the number of accidents involving pedestrians is on the rise across the country. While the rate of fatal pedestrian accidents had been declining, in recent years, it has begun rising once again. According to a recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune, the city has…

Drowsy drivers are a larger risk factor for accidents than previously thought. A new study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicates that drowsy driving is a factor in up to 9.5% of accidents. The government statistics had shown that this number was much less, only about 2% of all accidents. This new…

A 44-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being hit while riding his bicycle. The crash occurred in Park West. The bicyclist was reportedly hit head-on by a vehicle that fled the scene. The bicyclist suffered brain bleeds and a broken jaw and was transported by ambulance to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment. The San Diego…

A reported road rage incident and hit-and-run escalated into a five-car accident in Lincoln Park. The incident started when a driver in a white Ford Explorer threw items including a glass bottle at another vehicle, a van, when stopped at a traffic light. Then, the Ford Explorer followed the van and rammed into it, pushing…

A new report published by the National Safety Council, NSC, finds that the third leading cause of death in the United States is now preventable accidents. This category rose about 10% over the previous year. According to the data, more than 161,000 people died from preventable injuries in 2016. A person is killed every three…

Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents. When a driver is distracted, it can take just a few seconds to get into a collision. There are a number of reasons for the recent increase in the number of accidents attributed to distracted driving. Most notably, the use of cell phones…

Two men were killed in a terrible crash that occurred on I-15. The crash happened at about 11:45 PM in the northbound lanes near the Miramer Road and Pomerado Road exit ramp. According to accident reports, a Ford Mustang was seen speeding and driving in a reckless manner before crashing into the rear of a…

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