Driver, 28, dies in Rancho Santa Fe crash
The crash was reported shortly after 3:45 p.m. on Rambla De Las Flores north of Linea Del Cielo
A 28-year-old man died after he crashed his vehicle into a tree in Rancho Santa Fe on Saturday afternoon, March 11, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported shortly after 3:45 p.m. on Rambla De Las Flores, north of Linea Del Cielo. The man, who lived in Encinitas, died at the scene. His name was not released.
The man had been headed east in a silver Toyota Matrix when he veered off the road and struck the tree, CHP Officer Hunter Gerber said.
The road was temporarily shut down between El Acebo and Calle Chaparro during the emergency response.
It was unknown whether alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash, Gerber said.
The CHP asked anyone with information to contact the agency at (760) 643-3400.
Staff writer David Hernandez contributed to this report.
4:52 a.m. March 13, 2023: This story was updated with additional details from the California Highway Patrol.
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