Woman Killed in Crash on State Route 78 Near Sycamore Avenue

Driver Arrested for DUI in Fatal Vista Accident

Vista, CA (January 3, 2021) – A woman was killed in a DUI crash in Vista. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of January 3 on State Route 78.

A Toyota Tacoma was traveling east in the westbound lanes of State Route 78, near Sycamore Avenue. The Tacoma then slammed head-on into a Toyota Matrix. The Tacoma rolled onto its roof.

Both drivers were trapped inside their vehicles. Both were taken to a local hospital with severe injuries. The driver of the Matrix, a 24-year-old Vista woman, later died. The other driver, a 36-year-old Carlsbad man, was arrested for DUI.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.

Nadrich & Cohen is an active donor and supporter of several local MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) chapters throughout California.



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