Authorities on Tuesday recognized the motive force who died after shedding management of his automotive and drifting into oncoming site visitors final week, inflicting a three-vehicle crash near Elfin Forest Protect southeast of Escondido.

Bernardo Valdez, 28, was driving a Subaru WRX sedan round 7:40 a.m. Friday when he sped round a curve on east Concord Grove Street and drifted into site visitors near Wild Willow Hole Street, based on the California Freeway Patrol and county Medical Examiner’s Workplace.

Valdez’s automotive collided first with the left facet of a Toyota Prius headed in the other way, then slammed head on right into a Toyota Highlander SUV, CHP spokesman Officer Mark Latulippe mentioned final week. The crash triggered the Highlander to overturn and find yourself on its roof.

Valdez was partially ejected from the Subaru and died immediately from blunt pressure accidents, based on the CHP and Medical Examiner’s Workplace.

The CHP mentioned Friday that Valdez was from Chula Vista, however the Medical Examiner’s Workplace listed him as an Escondido resident. A web based obituary confirmed companies had been scheduled for him later this month in Bonita and Chula Vista.

The Prius’ driver, a 49-year-old San Marcos man, was not injured in the crash, Latulippe mentioned final week. All 4 occupants of the Highlander complained of ache and had been handled on the scene by paramedics, however selected to not go to hospitals.

After investigators decided the Highlander to be a stolen automobile, Freeway Patrol officers arrested the 38-year-old driver on suspicion of a number of costs, Latulippe mentioned. The three passengers had been launched.