Oceanside CA— Sunday night, May 24, 2020 at approximately 10:35 pm, the Oceanside Police Department responded to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian at State Route 76 (SR-76) and College Blvd. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive male lying on the sidewalk at the corner of the intersection. Life saving measures were immediately performed by the officers on scene followed by Oceanside Paramedics. The 25-year-old male was pronounced deceased on scene.
Based the statement of the driver involved and several witnesses, it appears the driver was traveling eastbound on SR-76 approaching a green light at College Blvd. The pedestrian was crossing SR-76 on the west side of the intersection against a red hand and was struck by the vehicle.
Following the collision, the driver remained on scene and was cooperative with police. Neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor in this collision on the part of the driver. The pedestrians name is being withheld at this time pending notification to the family.
The investigation is ongoing. The Oceanside Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is conducting the investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call Accident Investigator Clint Bussey at (760) 435-4412.