Carlsbad CA— Early this morning, June 24, at 2:24 a.m. the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to Carlsbad Village Drive and Valley Street due to a traffic collision.
On arrival, officers found the driver of a Toyota 4-Runner had been involved in a single vehicle rollover collision.
The vehicle had one juvenile driver and seven juvenile passengers. All were cooperative at the scene.
Tragically one passenger, a 16-year-old male from Carlsbad, died at the scene. The other seven juveniles were transported to local area hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to serious.
The preliminary investigation shows that alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the collision, but the investigation is still underway.
Carlsbad Village Drive was closed for an extended period of time as officers investigated the cause of the collision, but is now open.