SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A male passenger died early Wednesday morning after a single-vehicle rollover collision in Poway, according to ABC 10 News.
The fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Twin Peaks Road and Community Road at about 3:22 a.m.
An early investigation by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department shows a 23-year-old man was driving eastbound when he hit a signal light pole, causing his vehicle to flip onto its hood.
Responding deputies were able to remove the driver, but Poway Fire Department crews had to extricate his passenger, who was trapped in the wreckage.
Officials said both men were rushed to Escondido’s Palomar Hospital, where the male passenger was later pronounced deceased.
After an evaluation, the driver was arrested and booked into the San Diego Central Jail for investigation into DUI, “bodily injury, and vehicular manslaughter.”
No further details have been shared at this time.
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