At Least 1 Killed in Car Accident on I-8 Saturday
El Cajon, CA (January 9, 2021) – One person died following a traffic collision on Interstate 8 Freeway Saturday afternoon, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
Preliminary investigation revealed the unfortunate event involved a Cox Communications cable truck and a small sedan. For reasons still unclear, the two vehicles crashed in the eastbound lanes of the freeway at Greenfield Drive offramp.
Deadly Car and Truck Crash in El Cajon, January 9
Shortly after 4:30 p.m., emergency crews arrived at the location. Responding medical personnel rendered aid to at least one occupant in the sedan. Following an unsuccessful attempt to save the life of the individual, officials confirmed an occupant from the sedan sadly died as a result of the collision.
The identity of the deceased remained undisclosed pending confirmation and notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the Cox Communications technician operating the truck appeared unharmed after the incident.
Detectives assigned to handle the case continue to investigate the precise circumstances that led to the deadly car crash in El Cajon.
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