SAN DIEGO, CA – The 27-year-old driver of a luxury sports car died in a violent multi-vehicle collision near Fairbanks Ranch Country Club on Tuesday afternoon.
The Rancho Sante Fe Review reported that a McLaren F1 on the two-lane San Dieguito Road when it crossed the center line at about 12:30 p.m. The driver was attempting to pass a westbound vehicle but sideswiped the car instead. As he lost control, the driver hit an oncoming vehicle, which spun the sports car into the path of a box truck.
The car burst into flames, trapping the driver inside. He died at the scene.
A passenger in the box truck was treated for a knee injury. The driver likely did not see the sports car before the crash due to the winding, hilly nature of the road.
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