Oceanside CA— Early this morning, February 8, 2019, shortly after 2:00, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a single vehicle into a tree on Melrose between Meadowbrook and Sagewood, in the City of Oceanside. Officers and Paramedics arrived to find a 37-year-old male in the driver seat of a Subaru Impreza, unconscious, with severe head injury.
Based on the physical evidence at the scene, it appears the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control while traveling northbound on Melrose.
The driver was transported to a local hospital with potentially life threatening injuries. At this time it is unknown if alcohol is was a factor in this collision.
The Oceanside Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team conducting the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call Accident Investigator Candido Guevara at (760) 435-4068.