Blog / Wrongful Death / Man charged after double-fatal hit-and-run in Bay Terraces

Man charged after double-fatal hit-and-run in Bay Terraces

Publish Date: 2023/05/15

SAN DIEGO, CA — Two women died early Sunday after a two-vehicle crash in San Diego’s Bay Terraces neighborhood, reports ABC10 News.

The fatal collision occurred in the 6100 block of Paradise Valley Road at around 2:26 a.m.

According to San Diego Police, a 53-year-old man was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck eastbound on the road. At one point, the pickup collided with a Honda Civic that was turning left from westbound Paradise Valley Road onto southbound Munda Road.

At least three occupants in the Honda were rushed to a local hospital, where two passengers, women aged 23 and 25, were pronounced deceased. Officials said the Honda driver, a 22-year-old woman, was being treated for serious injuries, but no updates on her condition have been shared. Her third passenger, a 25-year-old man, also sustained undisclosed injuries.

The pickup driver, who fled the scene following the crash, turned himself in hours later. He was booked into San Diego County Jail and faces a charge of “felony hit-and-run and two counts of vehicular manslaughter.”

The SDPD continues to investigate.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Ross Jurewitz

RossRoss Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.

Connect with Ross Jurewitz on

Related Articles:

Posted in: Wrongful Death


A mother and her adult daughter were killed by an inexperienced truck driver.


Award for 38-year-old motorcyclist struck by SUV driver at intersection.


Pedestrian struck by commercial vehicle resulting in wrongful death.

See All Case Results

Our No Fee Guarantee®

We promise that our clients will not owe a penny if our team fails to obtain any compensation on their behalf.

Learn More
Man charged after double-fatal hit-and-run in Bay Terraces

Awards & Memberships

Our Achievements

Ross Jurewitz and his team won’t let you be duped or intimidated by multi-million dollar insurance companies that have no interest in your well-being. Unlike other firms, we’re not looking for a quick low-ball settlement so we can move on to the next case. Our goal is to get you the compensation you deserve, and nothing less. We’ve stepped into the ring with insurance companies and their high-priced lawyers before.

We’ve seen it all. We have access to expert witnesses in all fields who will be glad to testify on your behalf. We have a network of medical providers and caregivers who can treat you right now at no upfront cost, while we take care of your claim.

Whether you were bitten by a dog, involved in a multi-car accident on the 15, tripped on one of San Diego’s cracked sidewalks, hit by a driver performing a left turn while on your motorcycle, or lost a loved one in a terrible accident, we’re here to help you recover. When our team takes your case, you pay no fees. We only get paid if we win your claim.

Jurewitz Downtown Office Image
Map icon

600 B Street, Suite #1450 San Diego, CA 92101

Jurewitz Northcountry Office Image
Map icon

2667 Camino del Rio South, Suite 301-12 San Diego, CA 92108