News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

Shop Hansen Surfboards
News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

Shop Surf Gear at HansenSurf.com
weight-watchers-banner-ads

Fatal Head-on Collision in San Marcos

SDSO+Patrol+car

San Marcos CA— On Sunday, January 9, 2022, at about 4:08 pm, deputies from the San Marcos Station responded to an unknown injury traffic collision near 2709 South Santa Fe Ave., in the city of San Marcos. Upon arrival, deputies learned two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision on S Santa Fe Ave.

The two vehicles were a silver Toyota minivan and a blue Scion sedan. The 56-year-old male driver, and sole occupant, of the sedan sustained serious injuries and was transported to Palomar Medical Center by the San Marcos Fire Department. He was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The four occupants of the minivan were transported to Palomar Medical Center and Rady’s Children’s Hospital for what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries. The extent of their injuries are currently unknown.
At this time, it is unknown if speed and/or alcohol were a factor in the collision. This investigation is ongoing and being handled by the San Marcos Traffic Division.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Deputy Bentley at the San Marcos Station or call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477 with information and you will remain anonymous.

Activate Search
Fatal Head-on Collision in San Marcos