85-Year-Old Woman Fatally Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision near Cottonwood Avenue

SAN DIEGO, CA (November 22, 2022) – Early Friday evening, one woman was killed in a head-on crash on Mission Gorge Road.

Police responded to the scene around 5:21 p.m., on the 9000 block of Mission Gorge near Cottonwood Avenue on November 18th.

For reasons under investigation, a 2021 Toyota Venza and a 2018 Toyota Corolla collided head-on.

The 2021 Toyota Venza was occupied by a 70-year-old woman and the 2018 Toyota Corolla was occupied by an 85-year-old woman. The collision left both female drivers with injuries.

Responding medical units transported both drivers to an area hospital for further treatment. Crews later pronounced the 85-year-old Corolla driver dead, due to the extent of her condition.

At this time, officials have not released the identity of the deceased woman.

Those with further information about the Mission Gorge Road head-on crash are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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