19-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Big-Rig Collision near Carroll Canyon Road

SAN DIEGO, CA (April 21, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, 19-year-old Christian Soriano was fatally struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 15.

The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m., on the northbound lanes of the highway near Carroll Canyon Road.

According to reports, Soriano was walking along the shoulder of the freeway when a passing white Freightliner big-rig hit him. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced Soriano dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the driver of the big-rig remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Officers blocked the right lane of northbound I-15 for about two and a half hours while crews cleared the scene. Additionally, a toxicology was conducted to validate if drugs or alcohol played a factor.

At this time, an active investigation into the deadly semi-truck crash remains underway.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Christian Soriano. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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