13 People Hurt in Rollover Crash on 8 Freeway in San Diego County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA (December 9, 2021) — At least a dozen people were injured in a rollover accident on the 8 Freeway near Buckman Springs Road, Tuesday night.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the rollover happened around 6:15 p.m. As a border patrol agent tried to pull over a black Chevrolet Silverado, the driver refused to pull over. Subsequently, a high-speed chase ensued.
At some point, the truck driver lost control of the vehicle and traveled into a dirt median where the pickup rolled over.
At least a dozen passengers, believed to be unrestrained in the bed of the truck, were ejected from the car. All of them suffered moderate to major injuries and received care at a nearby hospital.
At this time, authorities have ruled out alcohol as a possible explanation for the accident. However, any witnesses with information on this accident should contact the CHP.
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