High speed car accidents occur often on our San Diego freeways. On July 3, 2014, a fatal car accident claimed the life of a 60-year-old Oceanside resident. Alicia Rodriguez Banuelos was killed when the vehicle she was travelling in was involved in a collision on South Bound 805 in San Diego. Ms. Banuelos died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries sustained in the accident. Vehicle accidents such as this are often fatal due to the high speed at which the vehicles involved are travelling.
A driver killed a pedestrian who was a 53 year-old single Oceanside man on February 26, 2014. Charles D. Soltysiak was struck as he was walking his dog on the Cassidy Street overpass above Interstate 5 around 8:30 p.m. The driver of the vehicle that killed Charles D. Soltysiak has been identified as 23-year-old Christian Thibodeau. After striking Mr. Soltysiak, Mr. Thibodeau apparently panicked, then left the scene, and sped home to get his father.