Antonia Mendoza Killed in Escondido Car Accident on Interstate 15 near Deer Springs Road
Escondido, California (October 20, 2022) – Antonia Mendoza, 62, of Valley Center, has been identified as the man who died in a rear-end crash in Escondido on Saturday morning.
The fatal accident happened at around 2 a.m. on Interstate 15 Freeway near Deer Springs Road.
According to the authorities, Mendoza was driving a vehicle southbound on the freeway when he was hit from behind by a speeding driver.
The impact of the crash caused Mendoza to lose control of his vehicle and it overturned before coming to a stop on the center median divider.
Mendoza was ejected from his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the crash is underway.