Peter Kalomas, 56, Killed in Vista Pedestrian Accident at Sycamore Avenue and Thibodo Road
Vista, California (August 18, 2019) – A man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a vehicle in Vista. The deadly pedestrian accident occurred at around 9:42 p.m. Thursday, August 8 at the intersection of Sycamore Avenue and Thibodo Road.
Police said Peter James Kalomas, 56, of Vista, was heading westbound in a motorized wheelchair and was inside the crosswalk when he was struck by a GMC box truck operated by a 26-year-old.
Kalomas fell out of the wheelchair upon the impact. He sustained a broken leg and was taken to Palomar Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries at around 2:40 a.m. Friday, 9.
The driver of the box truck remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.
Further details were not immediately available, and the crash remains under investigation.