OPD: Rollover Driver Left Injured Juvenile Behind

The collision happened at Carey Road and Canyon Drive just before 11 p.m. Sunday.

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This is video from the scene of a single-car crash at Carey and Canyon in Oceanside on Aug. 31, 2014. (Published Monday, Sep 1, 2014)

The man behind the wheel in a rollover crash fled the scene, leaving an injured juvenile behind according to Oceanside Police.

A white car landed upside down on a hillside at Carey Road and Canyon Drive just before 11 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an injured juvenile girl but no driver.

He was found later in a nearby neighborhood wearing just shorts without shoes. Emergency personnel treated him at the scene for a cut on the left side of his head.

The juvenile girl was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries. Officials did not provide details on the relationship between the driver and the passenger.

The driver in a single-vehicle crash in Oceanside on Aug. 31, 2014 was arrested on suspicion of hit and run and felony DUI.
Photo credit: NBC 7

Oceanside police arrested the driver on suspicion of felony DUI and felony hit and run.

No details on what caused the crash.