TURLOCK (CBS13) — A 22-year-old suspected drunk driver died Sunday after crashing into a telephone pole and concrete wall in Turlock.
Turlock police said the driver was moving at a high rate of speed near the intersection of West Main Street and West Avenue South when he hit a concrete island and lost control.READ MORE: Two Good Samaritans In Sacramento Stop Attempted Kidnapping Of Baby In Stroller
Police said the vehicle then struck a telephone pole, shearing it from its base. The car then hit a concrete wall and rolled over into the intersection of West Main Street and Farr Street, with the driver partially ejected from the vehicle.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested In Fatal West Sacramento Shooting Identified As Ernesto Gonzalez
Officials declared the 22-year-old dead on the scene.
Authorities said they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.MORE NEWS: City Of Sacramento Employee Covid Vaccine Numbers Released: Nearly 80 Percent Vaccinated
The driver was the only person in the vehicle. His name has not yet been released.