Teenager killed in suspected drunk driving collision in El Camino Real
Overseaside, California – On Friday night, a teenage girl was killed in a fiery three-vehicle collision. Police suspect it was the man who caused the drunk driving collision.
The crash happened just after 11pm in El Camino Real, Oceanside. According to Oceanside Police Department, when a driver was driving south on the street near Fire Mountain Drive, he crossed the central barrier, hit a fire hydrant, and then continued into oncoming vehicles.
A mobile phone video obtained by Sideo.tv shows that the man hit two northbound vehicles while driving into the northbound lane, and at least one of the vehicles caught fire. One of the two northbound vehicles eventually tipped over on the roof, and the two were trapped inside.
Police said the driver was identified as 18-year-old Dalila Jebrail from Oceanside and was pronounced dead on the spot. OPD said that another 18-year-old who was riding in a Jebrail car was rescued and taken to the hospital with “multiple injuries.”
The police said the man who caused the car accident was also taken to the hospital, and the condition of his injuries is unknown. The police said in a statement: “He is under investigation for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol.”
A man in the third car involved in the accident suffered minor injuries but was released after talking to the paramedics on the scene.
The Major Accident Investigation Team of the Oceanside Police Department is leading an ongoing investigation into the crash.Anyone with information is required to call (760) 435-4431 to contact investigator David Paul