E Point Perfect

Man, 38, Ejected from Vehicle, Killed in Escondido Rollover Crash


CHP uniform patch
California Highway Patrol Photo credit: Instagram, @CHPElCajon

A 38-year-old Escondido man died in a solo vehicle traffic crash on state Route 78, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday.

At 11:34 p.m. Saturday, the man was driving a Toyota Tundra on the westbound SR-78 transition to northbound Interstate 15 in Escondido.

The truck veered off the roadway, collided into the right shoulder barrier wall and rolled over multiple times, CHP Officer Hunter Gerber said. The  driver, ejected from the Toyota, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was not immediately known whether alcohol or drugs contributed to the cause of the crash.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to contact the CHP Oceanside area office at 760-643-3400.

– City News Service

Updated 5:20 p.m. Dec. 4, 2022 to correct freeway cited in news service report.


Source link

Related posts

Amber Alert, Plea for Help at 7-Eleven, Lead Police to Rescue Mom, Baby Near Border

Denny’s Salutes Military Heroes with Free Grand Slams for Veterans on Nov. 11

Opinion: Local Elections Matter, Too! Study Candidates to Avoid Later Chaos

Coastal Rail Line Service to Resume Monday with Potential 15-Minute Delays

Judge OKs New Trial on Record $85M Damage Amount in Wrongful Death Case

Ships and Aircraft from 4 Allied Navies Sink Old Frigate in RIMPAC Exercise