Driver killed when car smashes into big rig

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VISTA, Calif. — The driver of a sedan was killed early Friday when the vehicle slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer in Vista and became wedged under the larger vehicle, authorities said.

The fatality in the 1200 block of Park Center Drive was reported about 5:50 a.m., according to San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Jason Vickery.

The driver, who was pinned in the wreckage, died at the scene, he said. No other injuries were reported.

Motorists were advised to avoid Park Center Drive between South Melrose and South Business Park drives.

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