BREAKING NEWS: Police investigate death after car crash in La Jolla

A La Jolla thoroughfare was closed Friday (March 28, 2014) as police investigated the death of a man following a two-vehicle accident, police said.

Police received a call of an accident involving two Mercedes on La Jolla Scenic Drive South near Soledad Mountain Road about 1 p.m., Johnson said. A passenger in one of the vehicles was found unconscious, Johnson said. The man was pulled out of the car and pronounced dead about 1:20 p.m. after CPR efforts, Johnson said.

It is unknown if the passenger died because of the crash or for another reason, Johnson said.

He said two other people involved in the accident are being taken to local hospitals.

The intersection, a busy route up Mount Soledad from Pacific Beach, was closed for the investigation. —U-T Reports