Fatal accident on South Mission knocks out power, closes road
Last updated 11/13/2008 at Noon
A fatal single-car accident on South Mission Road, just south of Green Canyon Road, at approximately 12:55 a.m. Sunday morning, November 2, caused a significant power outage in the area and forced the closure of the main artery into Fallbrook.
The driver of the vehicle, German Cruz Santiago, 32, of Vista, was driving a blue Toyota Camry at a high rate of speed southbound on South Mission when he apparently lost control of the vehicle while trying to negotiate a turn.
Santiago’s vehicle exited the roadway and traveled up a steep embankment, causing the car to roll onto its side and strik...