2 Injured in Collisions on Interstate 8 Freeway in Mission Valley
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2019) — A good Samaritan was struck by a car early Wednesday after stopping to help a driver who was ejected in a rollover crash on the Interstate 8 Freeway in Mission Valley.
Prior to the pedestrian accident involving the good Samaritan, a man was thrown out of a vehicle when his car overturned onto its roof on the westbound side of the I-8 Freeway. The crash took place about 4:30 a.m., just east of the Interstate 805 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
One witness told the CHP the vehicle was speeding prior to the wreck.
Meanwhile, the driver of an SUV stopped to help the man who was on the side of the roadway. However, when the good Samaritan got out of his vehicle he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
Paramedics responded and rushed both injured drivers to the hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
The crashes remain under investigation to determine liability.
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