A San Diego man was fatally injured in a Tuesday afternoon traffic accident.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the 79-year-old man was southbound on State Route 111 just north of Aten Road when his 2005 Jeep Wrangler ran off the road, went onto the dirt center median and overturned. The driver was flown to an Indio hospital for treatment and subsequently died of his injuries. The CHP investigation is continuing.