Man Dies in Hit-and-Run Collision on State Route 67 [Santee, CA]

Man Dies in Hit-and-Run Collision on State Route 67 [Santee, CA]

Officers Arrest Janet Mendoza in Fatal Crash Near Woodside Avenue

Santee, CA (September 23, 2022) – At around 12:25 a.m. on Friday, a man lost his life in a hit-and-run collision on state Route 67.

A traffic officer pulled over a blue Nissan Altima driven by a 27-year-old Janet Mendoza on Interstate 8 near Interstate 5. Apparently, the vehicle appeared to have been with recent front-end crash damage.

The investigation with the woman led the authorities to SR 67, where they located a seriously injured man.

“The male had sustained major injuries consistent with being stuck by a vehicle,” CHP says.

Immediately, the paramedics assisted the male pedestrian, but he succumbed to his injuries.

Later on, the officers arrested the Nissan female driver on suspicion of hitting the man with her car and then fleeing the scene. They booked her into Las Colinas Women’s Detention Facility in Santee.

In the meantime, officers are investigating if drugs or alcohol were factors in the fatal crash near Woodside Avenue. Please call the CHP’s El Cajon-area office at (619) 401-2000 if you have further details about the incident.


Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved of the man who died in the collision on state Route 67. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Person Killed in Collision

Unfortunately, just like what happened in the crash near Woodside Avenue, death could happen at any time, anywhere,

Worse is when a person’s negligence results in devastating effects on other people.

Thus, knowing that if your loved one died due to another’s negligence or misconduct, you have the right to sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.

Medical malpractice, transportation accidents, pedestrian collisions, and police brutality, are some of the examples of wrongful death.

When the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of companionship, and much more.

Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case.

To the loved ones of the deceased in the collision on State Route 67, call us at (800) 674 7852.

When you hire us, we guarantee that our lawyers will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. Indeed, they will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain essential data that will help your case.

Our legal professionals would love to assist you with a possible case concerning the fatal crash near Woodside Avenue.

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