Santee crash

AIRBORNE DRIVER LANDS IN RIVER BED IN SANTEE, SUSTAINS SERIOUS INJURIES

 

By Miriam Raftery

Photo:  File photo, Mission Gorge Road along San Diego River bed in vicinity of where the crash occurred.

June 16, 2017 (Santee) – A driver suspected of being under the influence of alcohol has sustained serious injuries in a freak accident at 2:45 a.m.   The woman, 28, drove her Toyota Yaris sedan north on State Route 125 and went straight through a T-intersection at Mission Gorge Road, becoming airborne.

SANTEE MAN KILLED IN HIGH-SPEED CRASH

 

July 2, 2013 (Santee) -- Sergio Joseph Dyda, 28, of Santee was killed June 30 in a high-speed collision on State Route 52 near Santo Road.  According to the California Highway Patrol, Dyda was driving a 2000 Subaru Outback westbound when the crash occurred.  A witness told CHP the vehicle was traveling at over 100 mph at 4:42 a.m. when the Outback passed him, lost control and collided with a guard rail on the right shoulder, careened across all lines and struck the center median, then traveled to the right and collided with the guard rail yet again before coming to a stop.