Deadly DUI Two-Vehicle Accident in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 25, 2019) – A Rideshare passenger died at the scene Saturday of a DUI two-car accident along Highway 163 near Quince Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly event happened around 2:30 a.m. on the southbound side of Highway 163. Witnesses informed CHP that a Lexus sedan rear-ended a Mazda sedan and sent both vehicles off the highway. One car reportedly careened down an embankment.
The Mazda – a Rideshare vehicle – carried two passengers – a 30-year-old from San Leandro and a 40-year-old from San Francisco. As a result of the crash, the 40-year-old man died at the scene while the 30-year-old suffered major injuries after being ejected from the Mazda cabin.
The sole occupant of the Lexus, as well as the driver of the Mazda, suffered moderate to major injuries.
By 7 a.m., crews opened all southbound lanes after an hours-long closure due to the investigation.
Authorities determined that the Lexus driver had been impaired at the time of the crash and now faces DUI charges.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the victim. We hope you obtain support and courage during these heavy times.
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