Katie Anastas

Car strikes, kills two at El Cajon freeway crash scene

EL CAJON (KUSI) – Two people were run over and killed on Interstate 8, as a crashed driver and a would-be rescuer met a tragic end on the pavement in El Cajon today. Either drugs or alcohol may be possible factors in the crash, though an investigation is ongoing, the California Highway Patrol said. Around 1:20 a.m., a male driver…

Poway Unified School District students organize ‘Town Hall for Our Lives’

As young people continue to pressure Congress to implement stricter gun laws, students from Poway Unified School District are making their voices heard. Yesterday, students gathered at Westview High School to share their perspectives on gun control and school safety. Congressman Scott Peters attended the event. It was part of a nationwide initiative called the Town Hall for Our Lives,…

Early-morning fire at Oceanside beach home displaces vacationers

Oceanside City Hall OCEANSIDE (KUSI) – A dryer caught fire at a beach-side vacation rental home in Oceanside just after midnight, and one woman suffered smoke inhalation today. Dispatchers received several calls shortly after midnight about a structure fire in a three-story, two-unit home in the 1000 block of South Pacific Street, according to the Oceanside Fire Department. Upon arrival,…

One dead, four injured in multi-motorcycle crash in Vista

VISTA (KUSI) – One person is dead and four others suffered serious injuries yesterday in a crash involving multiple motorcycles in Vista. The crash was reported about 6:40 p.m. at 1385 East Vista Way, just north of Foothill Drive, San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Matthew Glisson said. The motorcyclists involved in the crash were members of the same motorcycle club,…

Teen arrested in Spring Valley armed robbery; one suspect still at large

SPRING VALLEY (KUSI) – Sheriff’s deputies arrested a teenager in connection with the armed robbery of a Spring Valley gas station today. Angel Virgen, 18, was being held at San Diego Central Jail on suspicion of robbery, conspiracy, making criminal threats and assault with deadly weapon. One other suspect, described as a young male, remains at large. The robbery took…

Man flips pickup truck, dies after medical emergency

RAMONA (KUSI) – A man suffered a “medical emergency,” rolled his pickup truck and died of a possible heart attack on a rural Ramona road today, firefighters said. The accident was reported just after 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Pamo and Burma roads, according to Cal Fire San Diego Capt. John Heggie. The pickup driver is believed to have…

Two people injured after three-car rollover crash on 163

California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating a three-car rollover crash on the 163 north near the I-805 in Serra Mesa. Drivers of two of the vehicles were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Investigators are saying that alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. This post will be updated as more information becomes available.