Otay Mesa Crash Kills 2 People

Fiery Collision on Olympic Parkway 

Two vehicles collided on Sunday night in Otay Mesa, resulting in the death of two unidentified people. 

The fiery crash occurred on December 26th around 10 p.m. on Olympic Parkway. 

According to CHP, a speeding vehicle crashed into another car, causing the car to go off the roadway.

Upon impact, the car that was hit also caught fire. 

Sadly, two occupants of the burning vehicle died at the scene of the crash. 

Identities are being withheld pending notification of kin. 

The crash remains under investigation.

Speeding is without a doubt one of the leading causes in motor vehicle accidents, killing 9,478 people in 2018 according to the NHTSA. It was also a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s). The dangers of speeding include: 

  • Loss of control of vehicle 
  • Increase in crash severity 
  • Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost 
  • Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment