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Chula Vista Police Department
Thursday October 26th, 2017 :: 03:48 p.m. PDT


Three vehicle collision results in a fatality

On 10/26/17, at approximately 9:12 AM, the Chula Vista Police Department received several 911 calls reporting a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Orange Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and discovered that an elderly adult female driver was critically injured.

The on-scene investigation determined that the elderly female driver was traveling northbound on Fourth Avenue as a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Orange Avenue. Both vehicles entered the intersection and collided. The force of the collision caused the elderly female’s vehicle to rotate counter-clockwise and strike a vehicle that was stopped in the turn pocket.

The elderly female sustained traumatic injuries to her head and was transported to Scripps Mercy Trauma Center. Despite life-saving efforts the female would succumb to her injuries at the hospital.

The drivers were not under the influence of alcohol/drugs at the time of the collision.

The Chula Vista Police Traffic Division will be conducting the investigation.

Please contact the Chula Vista Police Department (619)691-5151 if you have any information regarding this collision.

Chula Vista Police Department
315 4th Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 619-691-5151

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