Maria del Carmen Estrada de Dore, 63, Killed in Alpine Car Crash
ALPINE, CA (June 4, 2021) – Maria del Carmen Estrada de Dore was killed after a car crash on the Interstate 8 in Alpine.
The Medical Examiner’s Office identified the 63-year-old San Diego woman as one of the victims in the fatal wreck on Thursday evening.
The incident began when Maria del Carmen Estrada de Dore was riding as a back seat passenger in a black 2006 GMC Sierra in Alpine.
The pickup truck and a black 2000 Toyota Solara were going west on the Interstate 8 at the time. For an unknown reason, they collided near Tavern Road.
The California Highway Patrol said both cars then swerved and rolled over into the shrub-covered median. One of them became engulfed in flames upon impact.
3 Seriously Injured in Collision on Interstate 8
The truck continued, went down the embankment and came to a rest in the eastbound lanes of the I-8. The accident took place on June 3 shortly after 6 p.m.
Paramedics took the other three parties involved to the Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego for treatment of major injuries.
CHP described them as the 65-year-old Chula Vista man driving the Sierra and the 58-year-old San Diego woman in the front seat, and the 18-year-old Los Angeles man operating the Toyota.
Meanwhile, the cause of the tragic Alpine crash is still under investigation.
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