By Gina Yarbrough
San Diego, CA–A 24-year-old Chula Vista man was killed early Tuesday morning when his vehicle veered off the roadway on southbound Interstate 805 and impacted the center median wall, authorities said.
The California Highway Patrol dispatch received a call at around 2:15 a.m. of a crash with an ambulance responding on Interstate 805, south of University Avenue.
The driver of the Toyota sedan was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries. As a result of the crash, the vehicle became fully engulfed in flames before the fire was extinguished by San Diego Fire Department personnel.
Multiple lanes were closed during an on-scene investigation by police. All lanes were later re-open at 4:42 a.m.
It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision, authorities said.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol San Diego area.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.