By SDCN Editor
Oceanside, CA–A motorist died and his passenger was seriously injured after his vehicle crossed all lanes of traffic and slammed into a tree on Sunday in Oceanside.
Oceanside police responded to a 7:18 a.m. report of a single-vehicle collision at the 4500 block of North Ave. The vehicle occupied by its male driver and a male passenger drove across the lanes and up the south embankment into a tree.
The driver, Oceanside resident Edgar Soto, 27 succumbed to his injuries while being transported to the hospital.
The passenger has not been identified and is being treated for his injuries.
The collision is being investigated on suspicion of driving under the influence.
The investigation is still ongoing.