• June 05, 2017

One Killed, Two Hurt in Accident near 1500 South Melrose Drive in San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA -- An alleged alcohol-related crash in San Diego, California claimed the life of one unidentified person, and left two injured Friday, May 2, 2017.

The incident happened in the 1500 block of South Melrose. It appears an SUV was driving in the area when for reasons unclear it lost control. The vehicle jumped the curb, drove onto the sidewalk, plowing into two joggers. The vehicle then stopped after striking a light pole. The vehicle ended up on its roof, leaving the driver in need of extrication.

A 40-year-old man, one of the joggers, was killed in the incident. The 34-year-old female jogger struck by the vehicle was left with injuries. The driver of the vehicle was injured in the incident.

The exact cause of the incident is unclear, but police say they believe alcohol was involved.

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