Woman in Possible Road Rage Crash in Mira Mesa Dies, ID’ed: PD

Witnesses told the San Diego Police Department that the driver had been chasing another car for four to five blocks before the crash.

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The driver involved in a possible road rage crash in Mira Mesa Monday night has died, police confirmed Tuesday.

Witnesses told the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) that the driver, identified as 24-year-old Taylor Tannenbaum, had been chasing another car westbound on Mira Mesa Boulevard for four to five blocks before the crash.

Police say Tannenbaum lost control of her vehicle in the 7700 block of Mira Mesa Boulevard and drove into a pine tree in the center median just before 6:30 p.m.

She was taken to an area hospital in critical condition with massive head trauma and other injuries.

Tannenbaum was the only passenger in the car, according to SDPD. 

Police are investigating the crash as a possible road rage incident. SDPD officers initially reported the crash as a multiple vehicle-involved hit-and-run crash, but later clarified it was a single car crash. 

SDPD says that it would like to speak to the driver of the other vehicle, a gray Toyota Camry, to gather more information.

If you have information, you are asked to call the San Diego Police Department.

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