San Diego Auto Crash leaves Pedestrian's Body Lodged in Windshield
A La Mesa man was
struck and killed by a car
on State Route 125 in Lemon Grove early Friday. After he was struck,
his body became lodged in the windshield
of the car. The panicked driver then kept driving with the body in his car. After slowing down after the crash, the driver decided to head for home, despite the fact that a body was lodged in his windshield. Once the driver reached home, he called the authorities. The
crash sounds horrible
Lorenzo Charles, whose last second dunk gave
North Carolina State
a stunning victory in the 1983 college basketball championship game, was
killed when a bus he was driving crashed
along a highway in Raleigh, North Carolina. No passengers were aboard, and the cause of the
was still under investigation. Charles grabbed Dereck Wittenberg’s 30 foot shot and dunked it at the buzzer to give North Carolina State the victory over heavily favored Houston. The v ...
car swerved out of control
in the City Heights area Saturday morning,
killing a mother, and injuring her son and boyfriend
. The trio was sitting at a bus bench on University Avenue, near Euclid. The 71 year old driver reportedly suffered from
severe low blood sugar
, which caused her to
lose control of her vehicle
. A security camera captured the tragedy. The car, a PT Cruiser, jumped the road and plowed straight into the bus bench. Those ...
Two bicyclists were injured in
Friday morning, on
Bike to Work Day
. One of those injured was a Scripps Ranch High School Student. The 16 year old High School student was riding southbound on Scripps Ranch Boulevard when he lost control of his bike, and suffered a
severe head injury
. He ran into a utility pole and wall. He was taken by paramedics to the hospital.
Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Collision With Car Door
46 year old bicyclist
riding east on University in North Park was seriously injured when he collided with a car door opened by a young woman who had just parked her vehicle. The bicyclist was riding east on University near Arizona street when a 22 year old woman parked on the street
opened her car door
. The bicyclist hit the door, and went flying off his bike. He fell on the ground and suffered a life threatening skull fracture, according to police.
San Diego Union Tribune Columnist Diane Bell has an interesting story in her column this morning on a local resident named Kay Marien, who was badly injured while jogging in La Jolla when a distracted driver ran her down. Unfortunately for Kay, being run over while jogging was not the end of the story. After months of surgery and treatment, she was recently
rear ended by
, your guessed it, a distracted driver.
Woman Killed in Suspected DUI Car Crash in Downtown San Diego
A woman was killed and a suspected drunk driver was arrested following a
in downtown San Diego early Monday morning. The crash took place at the onramp to the 5 freeway from 11th avenue, just a few moments from my office. The woman was a passenger in a white sedan that was heading northbound to the 5 onramp when the
drunk driver lost control, the vehicle rolled over
. The woman was trapped and died at the scene. The intoxicated driver was arrested and taken into custody. T ...
Fiery Crash that Killed Two in Coronado may have Involved a Carjacking
A fiery high speed crash that
killed two and injured at least two others
may have resulted from a botched
, according to the
San Diego Sheriff's
department. The crash occurred on the Silver Strand near Coronado on Thursday morning following a pursuit of a pickup reported to have been carjacked. The
San Diego Union Tribune
reports that the carjacking took place in Imperial Beach at a 7-11 store. A woman approached the pickup with a
knife and ...
Wildcat Canyon Road Crash Leaves Lakeside Resident Dead
two vehicle crash
on Wildcat Canyon Road in Lakeside has
left one person dead
. CHP reports that Richard Banegas of Lakeside was driving north of Barona Resort last Monday night when he drifted off the side of the pavement. The GMC Yukon's tires hit soft dirt on the shoulder. The driver over corrected to the left, shot across the entire road, ran into an embankment and then rolled onto one side. A SUV driving south on Wildcat Canyon Road ...