Two Fatalities in Solo Car Crash on Interstate 8 near Jacumba Hot Springs
East County, CA (July 9, 2020) – On Thursday afternoon, two people died and one sustained severe injuries when their car crashed, rolled over, and caught fire on Interstate 8 in the East County desert.
The crash happened around 2:20 p.m. on July 9. According to reports, the vehicle crash and caught fire. However, how this accident exactly happened remains unspecified.
Firefighters responded and rescued two trapped occupants in the vehicle. One of the occupants died at the scene while the other airlifted to a nearby hospital.
Moreover, after extinguishing the fire on the burning vehicle, the body of a third occupant was recovered inside.
Furthermore, firefighters also extinguished flames that spread from the burning vehicle to nearby vegetation. One person at the scene suffered smoke inhalation injuries.
Authorities briefly closed both directions of the freeway to allow the medical helicopter to land and reopened just before 3:30 p.m.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victims. May the bereaved find strength and comfort in this extremely difficult time.
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