Suspected DUI Involved in Fatal Oceanside Bicycle Accident on Douglas Drive
OCEANSIDE, CA (March 22, 2023) – The Oceanside Police Department confirmed that a man died in a bicycle accident on Douglas Drive on March 14.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened near El Camino Real around 5:20 PM. Based on a report, the bicyclist was riding his bicycle near the sidewalk at the time of the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, a vehicle struck him.
As a result, the victim suffered grave injuries and died in the incident. Authorities did not yet release his identity, pending kin notification.
Officers said the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the crash. Police later arrested the motorist for suspicion of driving while under the influence and vehicular manslaughter.
As of now, officers ask anyone with information about the collision to call Crime Stoppers at (619) 235-8477.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
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