CHP – Fatal Traffic Collision on I-8

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chp badgeEL CENTRO – on July 6, 2014 at around 4:50 p.m. the El Centro CHP dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen to check on a person who appeared to be working under a tow truck on I-8, approximately five miles east of Vander Linden Road.

CHP officer M. Maldonado arrived on scene at around 5:18 p.m., upon his arrival he discovered that the driver, age 53 of El Centro was trapped under the tow truck and had possibly been run over by the truck.

The driver sustained fatal injuries as a result of this collision.

This collision remains under investigation.