Highway Collision Leaves One Dead in Escondido

One arrest made after accident

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    A motorist died in a collision near State Route 78 in Escondido on Saturday, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch.

    A Ford Aerostar blue van and white Hyundai Sonata collided at the Bear Valley Parkway near SR 78 occurred shortly before 2:30 a.m. according to the CHP.

    Officials reported one arrest; however further details were not immediately available.


    A SigAlert, blockling all lanes of  Bear Valley Parkway was briefly put into effect and later removed.