Southern California head-on pickup truck wreck kills one driver injures another.
San Diego, CA(JusticeNewsFlash.com)–A fatal California head-on motor vehicle collision (MVC) killed one and injured another in East County. Channel 10 News of San Diego reports the two-car collision took place 5:00 a.m., Monday morning near the Lake Jennings Road and Jack Oak Road intersection. San Diego County area police officials say a 2003 Dodge Dakota was traveling on the wrong side of the road and crashed into a 2004 Dodge truck heading in the opposite direction. The driver of the 2003 Dodge Dakota was a 32 year-old man from Chula Vista, California. His name has not been released.
California roadway fatality detectives state the driver of the 2004 Dodge truck, Benjamin Jessop, a 51 year-old man from Utah, tried to avoid the MVC by braking and swerving out of the way on the oncoming SUV. Jessop’s vehicle was traveling at approximately 45 to 50 miles per hour when the unnamed driver struck him head-on. Emergency medical personnel pronounced the driver of the 2003 Dodge Dakota dead at the scene. The driver’s name will be released upon notification of his family. Jessop was transported to a local Lakeside hospital. Jessop is being treated for his serious injuries he suffered in the truck wreck by doctors and nurses.
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