A Chula Vista resident was killed in the city of Perris, Calif., Friday after driving his car off the roadway and into a drainage canal, Perris police confirmed.
According to authorities, the 22-year-old driver rolled his vehicle on Nuevo Road and Menifee Road around 1:30 a.m.
He sustained fatal injuries from the crash.
Police said a 19-year-old passenger from Oceanside was also in the car at the time of the accident and sustained minor injuries. The passenger was transported to a hospital and is expected to survive.
The roadway was closed for hours as police investigated the scene.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision should contact Perris police at (951) 210-1000.