2 Killed in Crash at Mission Avenue and Ash Street
13-Year-Old Crashes Mom’s Vehicle in Fatal Escondido Accident
Escondido, CA (February 12, 2021) – Two men were killed in a crash in Escondido. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of February 12 at Mission Avenue and Ash Street.
Police tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation, not knowing that it was being driven by a 13-year-old girl from Vista. She and her friend had taken her mother’s car without her knowing. The girls fled and drove down Mission Avenue. They lost control while turning on Ash Street, crashing into a planter.
The vehicle hit two homeless men sleeping in nearby bushes. One man died at the accident scene. The other was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. The two girls were arrested and later released to their parents.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.