Publish Date: 2023/06/26
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 21-year-old man from Inglewood died Sunday afternoon after a rollover wreck on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton, according to KUSI.
The California Highway Patrol said the single-vehicle crash happened on the northbound lanes at around 1:30 p.m. CHP officers, firefighters, and paramedics responded to the scene shortly after.
Preliminary details show the young man was driving a Toyota Highlander when, for reasons still unclear, the vehicle veered to the right and off the roadway. The SUV then collided with a eucalyptus tree and rolled over.
First responders administered life-saving measures at the scene, but the male driver succumbed to his injuries, confirmed officials.
His passengers, a 3-year-old girl and a 26-year-old woman, both of Riverdale, Georgia, were transported to a nearby hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The CHP continues to investigate.
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