OCEANSIDE–A Tuesday morning traffic accident injured a female driver and killed her male passenger in Oceanside, a California Highway Patrol spokesman says.
At approximately 12:25 a.m., a 24 year old female from Fallbrook was driving her 2007 Toyota Corolla southbound on South Mission Road north of Via Monserate at an unknown speed. She lost control of her vehicle, ran off of the east side of the road down the embankment and collided into a tree on the right passenger side. Her passenger a 26 year old male from Fallbrook died at the scene.
The driver was able to crawl up the embankment and flag down a passing Sheriff’s Deputy for help. She sustained minor injuries and was transported to Palomar Hospital.
Alcohol or drugs are not suspected as a factor in this collision. The collision remains under investigation.