MTS Trolley Crash on Barrio Logan Resulted in Fatality

SAN DIEGO, CA (April 4, 2023) – Friday evening, a trolley accident in the Barrio Logan neighborhood resulted in the death of Roy Mattingly.

The fatal collision happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Harbor Drive and Schley Street in San Diego.

According to the police, a man was struck by an eastbound Metropolitan Transit System tram while traveling south in a motorized wheelchair.

Unfortunately, the man was declared dead at the scene despite the life-saving efforts of the paramedics.

Later, the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased victim as 67-year-old Roy Mattingly.

Officials described Mattingly as homeless, and he died before anyone could take him to a hospital.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Roy Mattingly. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing a loved one in an accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of them at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call them today at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

For more accident news, click here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.