A man was killed after colliding with several trees and hitting a concrete wall in Merced, the Merced Police Department said.
Officers responded Tuesday morning at around 4:49 a.m., to the 1400 block of Dunn Road for reports of a collision.
Officers arrived and located a 2014 Silver Mercedes Benz with a 43-year-old male deceased. Police say the driver was the only occupant of the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle was traveling Westbound on Dunn Road at a high rate of speed, the driver lost control and collided into multiple trees and a concrete wall Merced Police said.
The driver sustained major injuries and died at the scene.
At this time it’s unknown if alcohol is a factor in the collision. Merced Police traffic division personnel are actively working this investigation to determine the exact cause of the collision.
Further information may be released when available.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this collision to contact the Merced Police Department Traffic Division at 209 388-7719.