Escondido, CA – UPDATE: Man Charged in Fatal Crash on Harmony Grove Rd

Escondido, CA – UPDATE: Man Charged in Fatal Crash on Harmony Grove Rd

Escondido, CA (February 2, 2020) – The identity of the driver who caused a fatal multi-vehicle collision near Escondido, California on Friday, January 31st, has been revealed. According to local authorities, Ardeshir Tooraji, 38, of Carlsbad, California and three passengers were in a stolen SUV when the vehicle collided with a Subaru. The accident took place at around 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of Harmony Grove Road and Wild Willow Hollow Road. 

The crash, which occurred on Harmony Grove Road, also involved a Toyota Prius, causing a vehicle pileup on the roadway. The Subaru overturned due to the collision, killing the 28-year-old driver from Chula Vista, California. Tooraji and his passengers were hospitalized following the collision.

Tooraji was taken into custody after the crash. An investigation into the accident is currently in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Rollover Accidents in California

Escondido, CA - UPDATE: Man Charged in Fatal Crash on Harmony Grove RdRollover accidents are a significant contributor to deadly accidents across the country. In 2010 alone, 7,600 people were killed in rollover crashes. 35 percent of fatal accidents that year involved rollovers. 

A car can overturn for a host of factors. The force of an impact caused by a reckless driver can make large vehicles like SUV turn over fairly easily. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation by contacting a qualified California wrongful death attorney.

Family members are often sent reeling after the loss of a loved one. The Coastal Legal Center is here to make sure the driver responsible is held liable. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case.

Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.