46-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Deadly Collision near Santa Fe Drive

ENCINITAS, CA (April 12, 2022) – Late Sunday night, one man was pronounced dead after a pedestrian accident on Interstate 5.

The crash occurred around 11:50 p.m., on the northbound lanes of the highway on April 3. Dispatchers responded to the scene near Santa Fe Drive.

As per reports, the driver of a white Jeep Grand Cherokee struck the pedestrian in the No. 2 lane. Despite life-saving efforts, medics pronounced the 46-year-old man from Solana Beach, dead at the scene.

At this time, authorities have not released the identity of the deceased victim. In addition, crews only described the involved driver as a 50-year-old. Investigators say the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

Once available, further details will be provided about the pedestrian accident on Interstate 5.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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