2 Dead after Two-Vehicle Collision on Sports Arena Boulevard

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 11, 2022) – Saturday evening, Suad Alsamarai and Ahmed Mazin Salah Alrawi died in a crash on Rosecrans Street.

According to reports, the incident happened around 9:06 p.m., on Rosecrans Street at Sports Arena Boulevard.

Investigators said a 31-year-old man was speeding west in a 1999 Toyota Tacoma truck. For reasons unknown, he struck the median and went airborne.

As a result, the truck eventually landed on top of a northbound 2015 Toyota Sienna van at the 3800 block of Rosecrans Street. Reports indicate that the Toyota was occupied by four people.

Medics arrived and pronounced 81-year-old Alsamarai and 23-year-old Mazin Salah Alrawi, dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the other passengers inside the van sustained back injuries. The 31-year-old male pick-up driver suffered broken bones and other significant injuries.

San Diego Officials are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. An active investigation is currently ongoing.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this difficult moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Suad Alsamarai and Ahmed Mazin Salah Alrawi.


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