SAN DIEGO, CA — A 66-year-old man died Wednesday night after crashing his car into a pole and another vehicle on Interstate 5 in San Diego’s San Ysidro area, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The fatal crash occurred on the highway offramp to Via de San Ysidro, north of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, at approximately 7:30 p.m.
An investigation indicates the man was suffering a medical emergency moments before his Nissan Rogue collided with a wooden pole and another vehicle.
The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
No other injuries were reported, according to California Highway Patrol.
An investigation remained underway as of Thursday afternoon.
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