April 14, 2024
The crushed Honda on the scene of Sunday’s deadly crash. Credit score: OnScene.TV

A 58-year-old motorist was killed over the weekend in a suspected DUI-related collision on Interstate 805 in Otay Mesa, authorities reported Monday.

The deadly wreck occurred shortly earlier than 5:30 a.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen coupe rear-ended a Honda SUV at excessive pace on the northbound facet of the freeway close to state Route 905, in accordance with the California Freeway Patrol.

The crash left the motive force of the Honda, a 58-year-old Tijuana man, mortally injured, CHP public-affairs Officer Jesse Matias stated. The sufferer’s identify was withheld pending household notification.

Paramedics took the 21-year-old Escondido man who had been driving the Volkswagen to a hospital for remedy of accidents of undisclosed severity.

Investigators suspect that intoxication performed a task within the accident, Matias stated.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.