Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision on Highway 54 near Bonita
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA (July 16, 2020) – A hit-and-run on Highway 54 Tuesday night left one person dead and another person injured.
The incident happened near Briarwood Road in the unincorporated community of Bonita on July 14.
At around 10:40 p.m. that day, a silver Honda SUV was westbound on Highway 54 when it rear-ended a Chevy pickup truck. The truck was stopped in one traffic lane because of an earlier crash on the Reo Drive off-ramp.
A passenger in the Honda died in the impact. The Chevy had major damage. Its female driver sustained major injuries and was taken to a hospital.
Meanwhile, the Honda driver fled from the scene. Officials said the driver remains at large. However, no detailed description of the suspect was available.
The investigation of this fatal crash is ongoing.
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