Rancho San Diego, CA (July 10, 2023) – A crash near a shopping plaza in East San Diego County resulted in a fatality and several injuries on Friday afternoon, July 7, 2023.
The incident occurred at 4:35 p.m. at Cuyamaca College Drive and Jamacha Road in Rancho San Diego.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a black Honda sedan ran a red light and collided with a black Nissan sedan.
Tragically, the impact instantly claimed the life of an occupant inside the Nissan.
Following the collision, the Nissan spun out and struck the rear of a Tesla.
Promptly responding to the scene, San Miguel Fire successfully extricated an individual from one of the vehicles.
The Nissan driver and two passengers were hospitalized, but their conditions are unknown.
Fortunately, no children were involved in the crash.
The investigation into the incident lasted for approximately two hours.
CHP emphasizes that it is still too early to determine whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.