SUV Overturns after Crash on 8 Freeway in San Diego Seriously Injuring One
SAN DIEGO, CA (December 4, 2018) – A woman was badly injured following a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon on eastbound 8 Freeway at Texas Street.
The crash happened around 12:07 p.m. involving a white Ford Explorer and a black BMW.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the Ford SUV was traveling eastbound on the freeway when it hit the center divider and drifted into the westbound traffic, striking the BMW. It then overturned and landed on the fast lane.
A female occupant in the Ford, approximately 40 years old, suffered a head trauma as a result of the accident. The patient was transported to a hospital in an unknown condition.
A SigAlert was issued in the area, blocking four freeway lanes for about an hour while officers and crews worked on the scene.
It is unknown if drugs and/or alcohol were contributing factors of the crash. Further investigation is underway.
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