About 6:30 pm, Sunday night, the 21st of April, a car being driven by Crystal Noel Banducci was going east when it drifted into oncoming traffic on the 5000 block of West Point Loma Boulevard.
Banducci’s red Honda CRX then crashed head-on into a westbound Toyota Camry, being driven by a 40 year old pregnant woman, as yet unidentified.
Banducci, 32, of San Diego, died at the scene, the Medical Examiner’s Office reported. San Diego police. The driver of the Camry was hospitalized at UCSD medical center in critical condition.
SDPD Lt. Steve Hutchinson told the press that Banducci may not have been wearing a seatbelt. He stated:
“Based on the preliminary investigations and the lack of pre skid before stopping, it’s possible it could’ve been distracted driving but we don’t know that right now.”