Two Pedestrian Killed after San Diego SUV Crash on Murray Canyon Road
SAN DIEGO, CA (July 4, 2019) – Two pedestrians died and another was injured after an SUV collision on Murray Canyon Road on Thursday, July 4.
According to the police, the accident happened when a 22-year-old man lost control of his Hyundai SUV. Then the SUV struck a bus bench with three people sitting behind it before it crashed into a tree.
The SUV traveled northbound in the 1600 block of Murray Canyon Road at about 11:09 a.m. when the driver lost control of his car onto the east sidewalk, San Diego police Sgt. Edward Zwibel said.
A 40-year-old man died at the scene. Paramedic transported a 43-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. However, the 43-year-old man died at the hospital, said Zwibel.
The driver stayed at the scene and was not treated for any injuries.
Police believe that neither drugs nor alcohol was a factor in the accident. San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Unit is still investigating the collision.
Officers ask anyone with information about the crash to call the police, or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
During this delicate time, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones and friends of the victim.
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