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Category Archives: Car Accident

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Five Kinds of Aggressive Driving

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Aggressive driving, mostly the first two categories of aggressive driving mentioned below, are responsible for about half of the car crashes in San Diego County. Most kinds of aggressive driving increase the risk of a wreck as well as the force in a collision. Nevertheless, most people drive aggressively, in at least one of… Read More »

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Fatal Alcohol-Related Crash in Escondido

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Few details were available after several people were injured and a 13-year-old boy was killed in what police are calling an alcohol-related crash. When they arrived at the intersection of North Broadway and Country Club Lane, officers found several people injured at the scene, and three of them — a man, a woman and… Read More »

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What Causes Uber Accidents?

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The short answer is driver error, which causes over 98 percent of the vehicle collisions in California. Commercial drivers, like Uber drivers, have additional legal responsibilities in California. These motorists must take affirmative steps to avoid accidents. Because of the higher duty of care, almost any driving error is negligence, or a lack of… Read More »

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Breaking Down Distracted Driving Laws in California

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86 percent of motorists believe that distracted driving is moderately or seriously dangerous. Yet an almost equally-high percentage of motorists, 73 percent to be precise, admit they drive distracted. Distracted driving is an umbrella term for any behavior that prompts drivers to take their eyes off the road (visual distraction), a hand off the… Read More »

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One Killed, One Injured in San Diego Freeway Wreck

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A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a high-speed wreck on the San Diego Freeway. The woman, a 63-year-old San Diego resident, was driving a blue Ford Fusion south on the freeway, just north of Interstate 805 when, for unknown reasons, she lost control, said CHP Officer Salvador Castro. The car veered off the… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accidents and Legal Responsibility

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Even if the pedestrian was jaywalking, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) is usually legally responsible for pedestrian crash injuries. Speed is a pivotal factor in this area. At impact speeds below 30mph, the pedestrian fatality rate is under 10 percent. At impact speeds above 50mph, the pedestrian death rate is over 90 percent. These victims… Read More »

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Alcohol-Related Wrong Way Wreck in San Diego

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A suspected drunk driver seriously injured three people in a wrong-way wreck on southbound Interstate 5 in Carlsbad. According to investigators, the pickup driver, who was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, smashed into an Audi. The occupants of that vehicle, a man and a woman, suffered life-threatening injuries. Emergency responders rushed… Read More »

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Fatal NYEE Crash in Chula Vista

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Investigators believe that the driver’s excessive speed caused a fatal crash on New Years Eve Eve 2023. The driver was heading south on I-805 around 10:25 a.m. when, for unknown reasons, she slammed into a concrete wall on the overpass and crashed through a guardrail, sending her SUV plunging onto the street below, authorities… Read More »

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What Causes Ridesharing Accidents?

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Ridesharing crashes usually aren’t “accidents.” Instead, driver error causes 98 percent of the vehicle collisions in California. Commercial drivers, like ridesharing operators, are held to a higher standard of care in the Golden State. Therefore, any driver error is usually negligence, or a lack of care. Compensation in a negligence case usually includes money… Read More »

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Thanksgiving Day Rollover Wreck Kills Four People

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Only one person survived a rollover wreck on Thanksgiving Day on State Route 94 in San Diego. The crash occurred on the eastbound side of State Route 94, just west of Home Avenue. The CHP said a 26-year-old La Mesa man lost control of the BMW he was driving, causing it to overturn and… Read More »

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