Cyclist Dead after Suspected DUI Collision near Mission Avenue

OCEANSIDE, CA (March 17, 2023) – Tuesday night, a bicycle crash on Douglas Drive claimed the life of a man. The incident happened on March 14th, at around 5:19 p.m., in the southbound lanes of Douglas Drive, between El Camino Real and Mission Avenue. According to the Oceanside Police Department, the bicyclist was traveling on the sidewalk when he was struck by the vehicle. The impact of the collision left the rider with serious injuries. Emergency crews arrived to the site of the bicycle crash shortly after. There, officials pronounced the man dead at the scene. Authorities have identified the victim as a man in his 50s. Following the collision, the involved driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Police arrested him and he has been charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter.
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