CHP – Fatal Traffic Collision on I-8, West of Towland Road


CHP new logoEL CENTRO – On Friday, August 1, 2014 at around 7:30 p.m. Elvira Castillo, age 46 of Phoenix, AZ was driving in a 2008 Nissan Versa in the #1 lane of east bound I-8, West of Towland Road.

Castillo lost control of her vehicle allowing it to drift to the right, run off of the roadway and rollover.

Two of the passengers were ejected, one sustained fatal injuries.

The other sustained major injuries and was transported by Reach Air to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs, CA.

This collision is still under investigation.