John Atcheson ID’d as Man Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash on Rancho Bernardo Road at Meandro Drive in San Diego
San Diego, California (January 8, 2020) – The man who was killed Monday evening in a traffic accident in San Diego has been identified by the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office as John Atcheson, 71, of San Diego.
The fatal accident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 6 on Rancho Bernardo Road at Meandro Drive.
Authorities said a 2018 Chevrolet Volt, driven by Atcheson, was turning onto Rancho Bernardo Road from Meandro Drive when it was hit by a 2001 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck that was heading eastbound on Rancho Bernardo Road.
Atcheson was taken by ambulance to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, where he succumbed to his injuries at around 6:41 p.m.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 23-year-old woman, was also taken to the hospital with a broken tailbone.
The San Diego Police is investigating the accident.