On Friday evening, there was a fatal head-on collision in Escondido. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the wreck happened just after 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of El Norte Parkway and Ash Street. Very few details about the crash have been released, but we do know that it involved a 1997 Saturn and a 2017 Toyota. Initial reports indicate that the Saturn may have been speeding prior to careening out of control into oncoming traffic.
First responders rushed to the scene. The driver of the Saturn died on the scene, and two occupants in the Toyota were transported to Palomar Hospital for treatment of injuries. They have since been released. The cause of this crash is still under investigation with local law enforcement authorities.