Nicole Capatanos Arrested after Deadly Crash on Interstate 15 and Deer Springs Road [Escondido, CA]

Nicole Capatanos Arrested after Deadly Crash on Interstate 15 and Deer Springs Road [Escondido, CA]
Nicole Capatanos Arrested after Deadly Crash on Interstate 15 and Deer Springs Road [Escondido, CA]

1 Dead in Escondido Rollover Accident on Interstate 15 and Deer Springs Road

ESCONDIDO, CA (December 19, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, authorities arrested Nicole Capatanos after a deadly crash on Interstate 15.

The accident happened at 12:54 a.m. on Interstate 15 and Deer Springs Road.

According to reports, 43-year-old Nicole Capatanos drove a silver Ford Fusion with a 45-year-old male passenger. Then, the vehicle veered off the freeway and rolled over several times. Eventually, the Fusion landed on North Center City Parkway.

After the crash, responders took Nicole Capatanos to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. However, responders declared the passenger dead at the scene.

At about 2:46 a.m., authorities arrested Capatanos on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter.

Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash. Furthermore, they urged anyone with information about the incident to call the CHP Oceanside Area Office at 760-643-3400.


Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.


Moving Forward after a Tragic Crash Involving Nicole Capatanos

While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.

The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.

Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.

“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.

If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.

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