SAN MARCOS, CA – One man died, and another was hospitalized Thursday morning after a two-vehicle crash in west San Marcos, reports Fox 5 San Diego.
The incident happened around 7 a.m. in the area of South Rancho Santa Fe Road and La Colusa Drive, which is just west of Bradley Park.
The investigation indicates that a northbound 2016 Jeep Cherokee crashed into and over the median on South Rancho Santa Fe Road before crashing into a 2008 Lincoln MKZ. The Jeep rolled and ignited in the roadway.
Medics transported the driver of the Lincoln to the hospital after extricating him from his vehicle. He died after transport.
The driver of the Jeep went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A full investigation is underway. Anyone with tips or information to share regarding the crash can contact the San Marcos Police Department.
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