56-Year-Old Man Dead after Two-Vehicle Collision on Santa Fe Avenue

SAN MARCOS, CA (January 21, 2022) – Sunday afternoon, a man was killed and four were hurt in a head-on crash on South Santa Fe Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene around 4:08 p.m., on the 2700 block of South Santa Fe Avenue.

For reasons unknown, a silver Toyota minivan and a blue Scion sedan collided head-on. Due to the impact of the collision, medics transported the 56-year-old male sedan driver to a local hospital where he later died.

Additionally, medics transported the four occupants inside the minivan to a local hospital. They were said to have suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Further events leading up to the crash on South Santa Fe Avenue remain under active investigation. Once available, more details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


Losing a loved one in an accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life for those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through and are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases, including personal injury, and wrongful death. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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