SAN DIEGO, CAL – A 20-year-old San Diego man driving a maroon Acura died on Thursday morning following an accident on Interstate 805, according to NBC San Diego.
The victim had been seen driving at excessive speeds and swerving from lane to lane just prior to the accident. Upon trying to exit the highway the driver seemed to lose control of the car and struck a pole before rolling down an embankment. The victim died at the scene.
The crash was reported to authorities around 6 a.m. and caused multiple lanes to be shut down on I-805 during the investigation. The accident occurred near Balboa Avenue on the northbound lanes of I-805.
The driver has only been identified as a 20-year-old man from San Diego. There were no other casualties or injuries. It is not known yet if the driver was under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
This crash remains under investigation.
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