Alcohol likely a factor in man’s death in San Vicente Road accident, CHP reports
Update, Monday, Dec. 23—California Highway Patrol reports that William Walker, 22, of Ramona died at 1:26 p.m. Sunday in Palomar Medical Center as a result of injuries suffered in an accident on San Vicente Road on Sunday morning.
Walker was westbound on on San Vicente Road west of Wildcat Canyon Road when the vehicle traveled out of control to the left and struck a drainage ditch to the south of the roadway and rolled over on to its left said, said CHP Officer Kevin Pearlstein.
“It appears alcohol was a factor in this collision,” Pearlstein said in an email this afternoon.
Sunday, Dec. 22—One male patient involved in a single-vehicle accident on San Vicente Road was airlifted to Palomar Medical Center this morning, Cal Fire Capt. Robert Ramirez with the Ramona Fire Department
Emergency crews found the male, 22, unconscious and trapped in the driver’s seat of a full-sized Chevrolet pickup. It took about 40 minutes to extricate the patient because of the damage and position of the vehicle, said Ramirez.
The accident occurred about one mile west of Wildcat Canyon Road at 5:13 a.m., noted Ramirez, who said the patient, a resident of San Diego Country Estates, suffered serious injuries. The vehicle was westbound just coming out of a curve when it appeared that it hit a tree and landed on its roof, said Ramirez.
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