On August 31, at approximately 3:45 a.m., a single vehicle collision occurred on Bear Valley Parkway, north of El Dorado Drive. A 47-year-old woman from Escondido was driving a 2004 Nissan Maxima northbound on Bear Valley Parkway. For reasons that are still under investigation by the CHP, the driver veered her vehicle to the left, traveled off the roadway, and collided with a tree.
The California Highway Patrol and the Escondido Fire Department responded to the scene. Unfortunately, the female was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this traffic collision. This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the CHP Oceanside office at (760) 643-3400.