Man suffers life-threatening injuries in tree crash in Oceanside - The CW San Diego - News 8

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in tree crash in Oceanside

Posted: Updated:

OCEANSIDE (CNS) - A 37-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning when he lost control of his car on an Oceanside street and slammed into a tree, police said.

It happened shortly before 2:10 a.m. on Melrose Drive between Meadowbrook and Sagewood drives, Oceanside police Sgt. Rick Davis said.

The 37-year-old man was driving a Subaru Impreza sedan northbound on Melrose Drive at a high speed when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree, Davis said.

Paramedics arrived and found the victim unconscious with a severe head injury, Davis said.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition, Sgt. Nick Nunez said. An update on the victim's condition was not immediately available.

Alcohol was believed to be a factor in the crash, Nunez said.

Get the latest News 8 Traffic updates »

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

 A Sig Alert went into effect in the North County after a speeding driver slammed into a tree early Friday morning. (Feb. 8, 2019).

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WorldNow and KFMBCW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.