FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Officer Scott Christensen; 760-839-4962
At about 7:10 AM, Escondido Police and Fire units were summoned to the area of 1500 E. Grand Avenue for a serious traffic collision. A vehicle that had been traveling in the westbound lanes of Grand Ave. veered across into the eastbound lanes and collided head on into a SUV. The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. It is unknown at this time whether the man, who was in his 60's, had suffered a medical condition at the time of the incident.
There were three occupants in the SUV who were injurerd. Officer Scott Christensen is the lead investigator. The Department is requesting that anyone with information please call him at 760-839-4962.
Submitted by: Lt. T. Albergo