Fatal Head-On Collision on Mission Gorge Road in San Diego


Man Dies in San Diego Head-On Crash on Mission Gorge Road, Friday Evening

Fatal Head-On Collision on Mission Gorge Road in San Diego

San Diego, California – A man was killed in a San Diego head-on crash that occurred on Friday evening along Mission Gorge Road near Mission Trails Regional Park.

According to San Diego police, a 2003 four-door Acure sedan was traveling in the wrong direction when it collided head-on with a 1984 Toyota pickup heading north on Mission Gorge Road.

The crash was reported at around 6 p.m. on December 4., police said.

Following the impact of the collision, both drivers were trapped inside their vehicles for about 30 minutes.

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and Heartland Fire & Rescue responded to the crash and successfully freed the victims.

The Acura’s driver, a man in his 50s, was flown to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, where he was later pronounced dead.

The Toyota driver, a 59-year-old man, was transported by an ambulance to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest with minor to moderate injuries.

Authorities did not release the names of victims.

The collision is under investigation.


Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.