Driver Killed in Rollover Crash on State Route 54 in Paradise Hills Area
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 15, 2020) — Edward Tofiga Lesa, 30, of National City, died Tuesday night after he was ejected in a rollover crash and run over by another motorist on state Route 54 (Highway 54) in the Paradise Hills area.
Lesa, who was driving a pickup truck with three female passengers, lost control of the vehicle before it overturned. All four people in the pickup were ejected in the crash near Reo Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The National City man was identified by the San Diego Medical Examiner.
The crash was reported at 9:30 p.m. after the pickup was traveling westbound State Route 54.
Lesa suffered major injuries and died at the scene at 10:56 p.m., but the three women passengers were transported to the hospital undisclosed injuries.
The CHP is heading up the investigation into the collisions.
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