While crossing North Redondo Drive just East of Martin Street a twenty-eight-year-old male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle traveling Westbound on Redondo Drive at around 6:30 pm on Sunday, September 18, 2022. The driver of the vehicle involved fled the scene. Oceanside officers immediately responded and the patient was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.
A portion of North Redondo Drive from Vandergrift Boulevard and Luna Drive was closed for several hours to allow for an investigation to be completed. The roadway has since opened. Investigators are searching for the driver involved in the accident. The vehicle believed to be involved is a 2006-2009 Blue Ford Fusion.
This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Traffic Investigator Paul at (760) 435-4431 or email DCPaul@oceansideca.org.
For media inquiries, please contact Oceanside Police Department Public Information Officer Jennifer Atenza at (760) 277-5237 or email JAtenza@oceansideca.org