Mother Dies after SUV Overturns on 8 Freeway in Alpine Injuring Her 2 Kids
ALPINE, CA (July 18, 2022) – A woman died and her two children were hurt in a car accident on 8 Freeway in Alpine on Friday morning, July 15.
The fatal accident happened around 8:30 a.m. just west of Tavern Road. According to the CHP, the 35-year-old Lakeside woman was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe with her two children, ages 3 and 9. For unknown reasons, she lost control of the SUV.
The SUV then veered into an unpaved center median, overturned, tumbled down an embankment and came to rest on the eastbound side of the freeway.
As a result, the unrestrained driver was thrown from the car and died at the scene.
The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office withheld her name at this time.
Paramedics took the children to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego for treatment of moderate injuries.
An investigation into this fatal crash is underway.
We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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