Michael John Kelley Dies in Oceanside Car Crash at Jefferson Avenue and State Route 78
San Diego, California (October 25, 2021) – A 65-year-old man who was killed in a car crash in Oceanside on Tuesday afternoon in Oceanside has been identified as Michael John Kelley.
The fatal collision happened at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and State Route 78 at about 3:56 p.m. October 19.
The California Highway Patrol said Kelley was driving a 2006 Lexus southbound on Jefferson Avenue when he allegedly ran a red light at the intersection and slammed into a 2000 Toyota 4Runner that was making a left turn to merge onto the westbound State Route 78.
The impact of the collision sent the Lexus off the roadway where it crashed into a light pole.
Kelley was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Two people inside the Toyota suffered minor injuries but declined treatment.
More details about the accident were not provided.
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