Person Killed in DUI Solo-Vehicle Crash Near Airport Road

OCEANSIDE, CA (June 15, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, a deadly single-vehicle crash involving a DUI driver led to the arrest of Guillermo Sanchez Pacheco. The fatal incident happened around 1:54 a.m. along the westbound SR-76 and Airport Road. According to the report, a driver of an eastbound 2033 Nissan Maxima traveling lost control while traveling east on the highway. As a result, the Nissan crashed into a large tree on the freeway’s south shoulder. Unfortunately, responding officers and paramedics declared the rear passenger of the vehicle deceased at the scene. The victim was only identified to be a man in his 30s. Meanwhile, the driver and his front-seat passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators later determined that the driver was intoxicated at the time of the incident. Police eventually arrested 29-year-old Guillermo Sanchez Pacheco of Oceanside for suspected DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter. Currently, the department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is leading the investigation. Those who witnessed the crash are encouraged to contact Investigator Kevin Lissner at (760) 435-4651.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.
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