Pedestrian Standing in the Middle of Freeway Is Struck and Killed by A Semi-Truck in Oceanside
September 10, 2020
Oceanside | San Diego County – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi-truck in a tragic accident on early Thursday. According to California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash occurred overnight on I-5 near Mission Avenue in Oceanside.
The pedestrian was standing in the middle of the freeway on the southbound lanes at approximately 2:30 a.m. Soon after, the pedestrian was struck by the semi-truck and killed instantly. The semi-truck driver stayed with the victim at the scene of the crash until authorities arrived.
Deputies currently investigate why the victim was in the middle of the freeway.