A driver was killed Thursday morning after slamming an SUV into a tree along Mira Mesa Boulevard. Road closures for the area followed.
The San Diego Police Department confirmed the crash happened around 5:40 a.m. when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle veered left and onto the raised median.
Police said the driver died at the scene.
SkyRanger 7 captured images of the SUV, which appeared to have driven onto a median and crashed into a large tree. No other cars were involved in the deadly crash.
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Mira Mesa Boulevard was blocked off between Reagan Road and Montongo Street.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the crash is encouraged to contact SDPD's Northeastern Division at (858) 538-8000 or make an anonymous tip by contacting CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-8477.