On August 21, 2019 at 6:48 AM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian, near the intersection of Valley Parkway and Midway Drive, in Escondido.
The following information is based on the driver and witness statements as well evidence at the scene. A 25-year-old male was driving a white 2006 Nissan Titan pick-up east on Valley Parkway. A 48-year-old male was crossing Midway Drive on the south side of Valley Parkway. As the driver of the Titan made a right turn onto Midway Drive, he struck the pedestrian, causing serious injuries. The pedestrian was transported by the Escondido Fire Department to Palomar Medical Center and his status is listed as critical condition.
Alcohol and/or drugs are not considered to be a factor in this collision. The cause of this collision is under investigation by Officer Tyler Songer of the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division. Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is encouraged to contact Officer Songer at (760) 839-4454.