Fatal Head-on Crash in Vista
Over the weekend, there was a fatal head-on crash in Vista. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the wreck happened on the westbound side of State Route 78, just east of Sycamore Drive, sometime before 10:30 p.m. on Sunday night. Initial reports indicate that a 2009 Toyota Tacoma was headed the wrong way down SR 78 when it crashed into a 2004 Toyota Matrix.
First responders rushed to the scene, where they had to use the jaws-of-life to pull the drivers from both vehicles. The injured drivers were rushed to a local hospital for treatment, but the driver of the Matrix did not survive her injuries. At this time, the wreck is still under investigation, and authorities are looking into whether or not alcohol could have been a factor in this crash.