CHULA VISTA, CA – One person died on Route 54 this afternoon after a car flew off the highway and landed in some bushes a short distance away, according to Fox 5 San Diego.
The collision occurred on the feeder road to I-5, near W 35th Street at about 3:15 p.m., when the vehicle went airborne and landed near the trolley tracks.
One individual, who has yet to be publicly identified, died as a result of the crash.
The roadway was closed for about two hours as authorities investigated the accident.
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