Escondido, CA

Fatal Collision Centre City and Highway 78

On 04/27/19 at 9:04 PM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle collision at Centre City Parkway and Highway 78. Upon arrival, units discovered a vehicle versus pedestrian collision had occurred.

Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, a 2008 Honda Civic was traveling southbound on Centre City Parkway driven by a 40-year-old male. The vehicle was just about to enter the freeway when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway. Escondido Fire Paramedics arrived and attempted life-saving measures on the 36-year-old male, although he died at the scene.

The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Nick Kluka of the Traffi c Division. Witnesses are encouraged to call Officer Kluka at (760) 839-4966.


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