One killed in fiery traffic crash near Fairbanks Ranch

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A person was killed Tuesday in a fiery pileup near Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.

The man was headed west at high speed in the 14900 block of San Dieguito Road in the North City area about 12:30 p.m. when he lost control of his car while trying to pass a vehicle in front of him, according to San Diego police.

The two vehicles collided, after which the speeding driver’s vehicle struck another car, then was hit broadside by another one and burst into flames, Officer Dino Delimitros said.

The driver of the burning car died at the scene of the accident. His name was not immediately available.

No other injuries were reported.

Categories: Local San Diego News, Traffic & Accidents