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UPDATE: Woman killed in two-car crash in Chula Vista identified

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Posted at 7:48 PM, May 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-16 22:32:26-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) – Police have identified the woman who died and the passenger injured in a two-car crash in Chula Vista Monday afternoon.

At about 1:28 p.m., the Chula Vista Police Department said they received several calls about a two-car crash in the 600 block of Telegraph Canyon Road. When officers arrived, they found an F-150 driven by a 24-year-old man heading east had collided with a Honda Odyssey with two women inside, turning left from Old Telegraph Road.

Officers and paramedics responded and administered CPR to the occupants of both cars, CVPD said.

Police said the woman driving the Odyssey died at the hospital.
She was identified as 86-year-old Erlinda Yong of Bonita. The 83-year-old passenger remains in critical condition.

The man driving the F-150 is still in the hospital receiving treatment for injuries and has been cooperating with the investigation, according to CVPD. Their names are being withheld until after their families are notified.

The Chula Vista Police Traffic Bureau was called in to investigate the crash. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnesses the crash or has more information is asked to call the Chula Vista Police Department Traffic Bureau at 619-409-5833.