Ramona, CA – Pursuit Ends in Head-On Crash at CA-78 & Indian Oaks Rd

Ramona, CA – Pursuit Ends in Head-On Crash at CA-78 & Indian Oaks Rd

Ramona, CA (May 3, 2020) – Escondido police arrested a 26-year-old man after crashing a stolen vehicle in Ramona, California on Saturday, May 2nd. At around 9:09 a.m., officials spotted Matthew Ruiz driving a 2002 silver Toyota Tacoma that had been reported stolen. The driver sped off following a routine traffic stop, and a pursuit ensued. 

The Toyota traveled down CA-78 when the driver lost control of the vehicle near Indian Oaks Road. The pickup struck a concrete barrier and another vehicle head-on before falling down an embankment and catching fire. Two people in the sedan were treated at the scene for sustained injuries. 

Ruiz also suffered injuries in the crash. Local authorities are currently investigating the accident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

California Head-On Collisions

Ramona, CA - Pursuit Ends in Head-On Crash at CA-78 & Indian Oaks RdDespite only making up 2% of reported crashes each year, head-on collisions are responsible for nearly 10% of deadly accidents. Head-on crashes have a 58% chance of resulting in fatal injuries. These accidents can be deadly, even at low speeds. 

Despite what they may say, the insurance company wants to make you accept the lowest settlement possible. Medical bills, missed work, and emotional suffering all add up quickly. If you’ve been injured in a serious crash, you need to contact a qualified California car accident lawyer immediately. 

The Coastal Legal Center is here to ensure your car accident personal injury claim is handled effectively. Our aggressive personal injury attorneys have provided legal representation for over 35-years to ensure our clients’ legal rights are protected. If you’ve been injured by a reckless driver, give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help. 

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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.