Residents for Torrey Pines Safety

History of Accidents

We are documenting the history of accidents along this stretch of Torrey Pines Road.   

November 12, 2011  Vehicle crashed through fence on north side of Torrey Pines near Little Street.  Lands on backyard patio.
It was raining when a vehicle careened off Torrey Pines Road and landed on the backyard patio of a  home on Roseland Drive.  City workers replaced the stretch of fence approximately 2 weeks after the accident.

February 9, 2011  Vehicle crashed through fence on south side of Torrey Pines near Prospect Street.
At approximately, 7:15 pm, a driver of a replica Shelby Cobra lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a Nissan Altima traveling in the opposite direction.  The Cobra broke through a residential fence and came to a stop in the front yard of a home.  The driver of the Cobra was taken to the hospital.

December 13, 2010 At approximately 1 am, a driver heading east on Torrey Pines Rd, slammed into 2 transformer boxes, the bus stop sign and several trees at the intersection of Torrey Pines Road and Little Street.  Below are images taken after most of the cleanup and after replacement of the 2 transformer boxes.  It is believed at this time that alcohol was a causative factor in the accident. (pictures below)

March 14, 2010  A navy sailor died after losing control of his Chevy Camaro heading westbound on Torrey Pines Road near Princess street.  The Camaro hit a car parked in a  residential driveway.  The driver was thrown from the vehicle.

Feb 24, 2011 - Meeting of La Jolla Traffic and Transportation Board

6 pm La Jolla Recreation Center

At this time, the community will have an opportunity to provide input on their priorities for the project. 



February 9, 2011  Vehicle crashed through fence on south side of Torrey Pines near Prospect Street.
At approximately, 7:15 pm, a driver of a replica Shelby Cobra lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a Nissan Altima traveling in the opposite direction.  The Cobra broke through a residential fence and came to a stop in the front yard of the home at 1551 Torrey Pines Road.  The driver of the Cobra was taken to the hospital.

Feb 24, 2011 - Meeting of La Jolla Traffic and Transportation Board

6 pm La Jolla Recreation Center

At this time, the community will have an opportunity to provide input on their priorities for the project. 



February 9, 2011  Vehicle crashed through fence on south side of Torrey Pines near Prospect Street.
At approximately, 7:15 pm, a driver of a replica Shelby Cobra lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a Nissan Altima traveling in the opposite direction.  The Cobra broke through a residential fence and came to a stop in the front yard of the home at 1551 Torrey Pines Road.  The driver of the Cobra was taken to the hospital.