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San Diego, CA - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

San Diego - Birthplace of California 

San Diego is the second-largest city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,381,069 as of July 1, 2014, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and in California. San Diego is the birthplace of California and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the U.S. Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. To get up-to-date road information, go to the California DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in San Diego, go to Accuweather.com. The major interstates and freeways of San Diego include:

  • Interstate 5 - San Diego Freeway
  • Interstate 8 - Ocean Beach Freeway, Kumeyaay Highway
  • Interstate 15 - Escondido Freeway
  • Interstate 805 - Jacob Dekema Freeway
  • State Route 15 - Escondido Freeway
  • State Route 52 - San Clemente Canyon Freeway, Mount Soledad Freeway
  • State Route 54 - South Bay Freeway Jamacha Boulevard
  • State Route 56 - Ted Williams Freeway
  • State Route 905 - Otay Mesa Freeway

Here is information on the most recent accidents in San Diego:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in San Diego, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a San Diego accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Grief support information for accident victims in San Diego

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on San Diego grief support organizations.

San Diego legal information for accident victims

When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash in San Diego, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

When an accident is serious or fatal, get help from a San Diego accident attorney

When an accident, caused by the negligence of a motorist, results in serious injury or death, the next step is to find an experienced San Diego accident attorney, to start the financial recovery process by launching an insurance claim. Major injury or wrongful death claims are complicated and can be hard to manage without legal help. Having a San Diego personal injury lawyer on board is a great relief to injured people, or to the family left behind when an accident proves fatal. Since most personal injury lawyers offer a free initial consultation and work on a contingency basis, meaning that there are no up-front costs and all fees are paid when the claim is settled, there is no downside to speaking with a great San Diego personal injury lawyer right away, to get help for an injured person.

Rank: 
27
Percent of U.S: 
1
State: 
California

Accident reports by county

Most recent accident reports

A 70-year-old man was flown to a medical center with life-threatening injuries when the vehicle he was driving overturned and pinned him inside Sunday morning, fire authorities said.

Date: 
Saturday, December 7, 2013

A 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury after being hit by a vehicle Thursday afternoon, a Cal Fire official said.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Roadway: 
Jamacha Road
A 22-year-old driver suspected of being under the influence of drugs and alcohol was arrested early Wednesday morning in a crash on the Rincon Indian Reservation.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

At least two lanes on eastbound Interstate 8 at Lake Murray Boulevard are blocked due to a multi-vehicle crash.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Roadway: 
I-8
The California Highway Patrol said all lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near the Coronado Bridge have been reopened after a pedestrian was struck and killed on the freeway Wednesday night.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Roadway: 
I-5

Escondido police arrested a man suspected of crashing a stolen van into another car, then running away Tuesday afternoon.

Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2013
Roadway: 
Washington Rd.

An 18-year-old skateboarder suffered serious injuries Saturday night when he rode into an intersection and was hit by a car in the Lake Murray neighborhood, San Diego police said.

Date: 
Sunday, November 24, 2013

One person was injured Friday morning when two semi-trucks and one or two other vehicles collided at Carroll and Miramar roads, where San Diego police blocked several lanes.

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Roadway: 
Miramar Road

One driver was killed and another was injured in a collision Thursday at the intersection of Wichita and East Washington avenues, El Cajon police said.

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Type: Car Accident

driver was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after a crash on state Route 125 in Santee.

Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Roadway: 
S.R. 125
City: 
Santee, CA

Emergency crews were at the scene of a multi-car crash on north Interstate 5 near Via de la Valle in Del Mar involving at least four vehicles.

The crash seemed to have been caused by the slick roadways.

Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Roadway: 
I-5