38-Year-Old Man Killed in Vehicle Accident on El Cajon Boulevard
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 7, 2023) – Friday night, Antonio Mateo lost his life following a pedestrian accident on El Cajon Boulevard.
The incident happened shortly before 9:30 p.m., May 25th, in the 5000 block of El Cajon Boulevard.
According to reports, a 24-year-old woman driving a 2016 Honda Civic westbound in the left lane struck a man who tried to cross the road under unknown circumstances.
Bystanders then tried to stop traffic on the road, however, a 22-year-old man in a 2010 Toyota Corolla did not understand the commotion and continued driving and ran over the pedestrian.
First responders performed life-saving attempts but the pedestrian later died from his injuries. Police identified him as 38-year-old Antonio Mateo.
At this time, San Diego police continue to investigate the fatal crash and will release updates once available.
Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Antonio Mateo. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.
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