San Diego, CA – 1 Killed, 1 Injured in SUV Rollover on Garnet AveSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (February 18, 2020) – One passenger was killed and another injured after an SUV overturned onto its roof in San Diego, California on Tuesday afternoon, February 18th. The crash occurred at the 3000 block of Garnet Avenue on the east side of I-5 in the Pacific Beach area. The vehicle was found by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department at around 1:45 p.m.
One passenger was found dead at the scene, according to local officials. Another passenger was injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The intersection of Garnet Avenue and Balboa Avenue was closed following the crash.
No other updates have been provided. An ongoing investigation into the crash is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Rollover Accidents in San Diego
Rollover crashes are severe accidents that happen with alarming frequency around California. SUVs are more prone to rolling over in the event of a crash due to their unique build. These crashes are known to result in fatal injuries.
In 2010 alone, 7,600 people were killed in rollover crashes throughout the country. A majority of rollover fatalities involved unrestrained occupants. In some cases, injured parties can obtain fair compensation with the help of a San Diego car crash attorney.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.