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Two die in three-vehicle collision Thursday



Thursday, June 30, 2016 at about 4:43 p.m. officers from the Escon­dido Police Department were dis­patched to the area of 400 E. Wash­ington Ave. regarding a serious injury collision.

Upon arrival, officers found three vehicles involved in a collision. Two occupants traveling in a Toyota Yaris suffered serious injuries.

Life saving measures were per­formed by Escondido Fire Paramed­ics. Both victims were transported to Palomar Memorial Hospital where they later died from their injuries.

The driver of the Yaris was Enedi­na Dominguez a 39-year-old woman resident of Escondido. The passen­ger was 9 year old Alex Manzano, also Escondido resident and the son of Dominguez.

According to witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, it appears the Toyota Yaris was at­tempting to make a left turn from a private driveway to eastbound Washington Ave. The Yaris collided with a Chrysler 300 that was travel­ing westbound on Washington Ave. The Chrysler then struck a Toyota Camry. Two occupants in the Chrys­ler had complaints of pain. No one in the Camry was injured.

The traffic investigation is ongo­ing and is being conducted by Of­ficer Stephen Braucht of the Traffic Division.



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