February 25, 2024
A California Freeway Patrol cruiser. File picture courtesy OnScene.TV

The investigation continued Monday right into a deadly accident that took the lifetime of a tow-truck driver in Spring Valley on New Yr’s Eve.

About 8 p.m. Sunday, a report of a collision got here in between a automobile and a pedestrian on southbound State Route 125 north of Jamacha Highway, in response to the California Freeway Patrol.

“A 60-year-old San Diego man was driving a gray 2013 Toyota Prius southbound on State Route 125 south of Jamacha Highway,” the CHP mentioned. “On the identical time, a 62-year-old male pedestrian, a tow operator, was securing a gold Toyota Camry onto the flatbed of a white 2014 Hino flatbed tow truck parked on the proper shoulder of SR 125 southbound. For an unknown purpose, the proper entrance of the Toyota Prius crashed into the left rear of the Hino flatbed tow truck. The Prius continued in a southerly path and the entrance of the automobile struck the tow-operating pedestrian. He succumbed to his accidents on the scene regardless of life-saving efforts.”

Medicine and/or alcohol should not believed to be an element within the crash, in response to the CHP.

The Toyota Prius driver, who was not recognized, was not injured.

The sufferer was not recognized pending notification of kin.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.