On May 5, 2020 at 8:28 PM, Escondido Police and Fire responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on San Pasqual Valley Road (SR-78) at Oak Hill Drive.
Upon arrival, officers found four pedestrians who had been struck by a northbound 2014 Mazda 3. Two of the pedestrians, a 33-year-old male and an 11-year-old male had died at the scene. A 50-year-old female pedestrian and a 10-year-old pedestrian were transported to Palomar Medical Center where they later died from injuries sustained in the collision.
The driver of the Mazda, a 28-year-old female Escondido resident, was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries.
Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision which is under investigation by Officer Mike Nelson of the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division. Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is encouraged to contact Officer Nelson at (760) 839-4407.