Driver Ejected, Good Samaritan Struck in Rollover Crash on 8 Freeway [San Diego, CA]

Driver Ejected, Good Samaritan Struck in Rollover Crash on 8 Freeway [San Diego, CA]

Driver Ejected, Good Samaritan Struck in Rollover Crash on 8 Freeway [San Diego, CA]

Two Injured after San Diego Rollover Crash on 8 Freeway near 805 Freeway

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 6, 2019) – Two motorists were hurt after a rollover crash on 8 Freeway in the Mission Valley area on Wednesday, December 4.
California Highway Patrol Officer Jim Bettencourt stated that the first incident happened at about 4:35 a.m. on westbound 8 Freeway just east of 805 Freeway.
A witness told officers that a Honda Accord moved at about 90 mph just before it crashed, CHP incident log stated.
The impact ejected the Honda from the vehicle onto the side of the road. Then an SUV driver stopped to help. However, the Good Samaritan was struck by another vehicle as he went to check on the injured Honda driver.
Emergency responders transported both drivers to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, said Bettencourt.
No information about the victims or the vehicle that struck the SUV driver was immediately released. However, that vehicle’s driver stayed at the scene.
Authorities closed the left three lanes of westbound 8 Freeway before reopening all lanes at around 5:45 a.m.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.

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