A 27 year old Riverside resident died Tuesday morning in a single vehicle crash after his vehicle left the roadway and collided with a palm tree.

Riverside Police Department responded to the scene at 3:39 a.m. on Wells Avenue west of Crest Avenue.

The car was occupied by one male, a 27-year-old from Riverside, and no passengers.  According to witnesses, the 1997 white Lincoln Continental was traveling westbound on Wells Avenue at a high rate of speed when it lost control striking two trees on the north side of the street.

The solo male driver died at the scene.  Officers from Riverside Police Department responded to investigate the collision.  Anyone with information helpful to this investigation is asked to contact Riverside Police Department at (951) 353-7100.