Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision
August 27, 2012
Date: Sunday 8/26/12
Time: 0146 hrs.
Location: Mission Ave E/B, 3200 Block
Vehicle One: Dark Color (Possibly Green) Minivan type vehicle
Driver: Fled Scene
Pedestrian: Male Adult, name withheld, contact Medical Examiner
On Sunday, August 26, 2012, at 0146 hours the Oceanside Police Department responded to a call of a pedestrian that had been hit by a vehicle. Upon arrival a male pedestrian was found in the #2 eastbound lane of Mission Avenue. OFD responded to the scene for treatment, however, his injuries proved fatal and death was pronounced at the scene.
The pedestrian was struck by a dark colored (possibly green) mid-sized minivan. It is possibly a late 1990’s early 2000’s model. The driver drove away from the scene without providing any identification and without attempting to provide aid to the pedestrian.
The Oceanside Police Department asks anyone with information regarding this accident to call Sergeant Ken Gow at 760-435-4819.
Traffic Investigator Eric S. ANDERSON #652
( News Release )