53-year-old Jerry Torres dies in fatal Escondido bicycle-car crash on Route 78 – Saturday, August 21, 2021

Escondido Car Crash Death of Jerry Torres – Obituary

53-year-old Jerry Torres has died in a fatal Escondido, San Diego, CA bicycle-car crash that occurred on Route 78. It happened as Torres was riding a bicycle on Saturday, August 21, 2021. According to police, the 52-year-old was attempting to ride the bike across eastbound lanes from north to south.

At about 9 p.m., in the area of the Metcalf Street underpass, his bicycle was hit by a 2012 Volvo sedan that was being operated by an unidentified 19-year-old man.

Police do not suspect alcohol or drugs were a factor in the accident.

Source: San Diego Tribune