Oceanside, CA – On Saturday December 15, 2018, at 2153 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on State Route 76 at Douglas. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive male lying in the eastbound lanes of State Route 76. The male pedestrian died at the scene. Based on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, it appears that the male was crossing State Route 76 from north to south against a red light. A vehicle traveling eastbound on State Route 76 in the number 2 lane crossed the intersection with Douglas on a green light and struck the pedestrian on the east side of the intersection. The motorist immediately stopped and waited for police to arrive. The motorist was not injured. Alcohol and speed are not believed to be a factor in this collision. The name of the deceased has not been released pending family notification.
The investigation is ongoing. The Oceanside Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team conducted the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call Accident Investigator Angela Guerra at (760) 435-4498.