Chula Vista, CA – Man Struck and Killed on I-5 near Palomar St
Chula Vista, CA (November 30, 2023) – On November 27th, a tragic incident occurred on I-5 in Chula Vista, resulting in the death of a 39-year-old man from Chicago, Illinois. The California Highway Patrol reported that around 10:36 p.m., a Honda Civic stalled in the southbound lanes of I-5, just north of Palomar Street. Unfortunately, multiple vehicles collided with the stalled Honda, creating chaos. Amidst the confusion, the Honda driver found himself standing in the traffic lanes and was subsequently struck, sustaining major injuries. Regrettably, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim remains undisclosed at this time. To facilitate the investigation, the southbound lanes of I-5, north of Palomar Street, were temporarily closed for around four hours. The California Highway Patrol San Diego Area is actively examining the cause and sequence of events leading to this tragic crash. Witnesses to the incident are encouraged to contact investigators at (858) 293-6000.
Our deepest condolences extend to the family and friends affected by this heartbreaking incident.