CHP Traffic Collision on I-8 East of State Route 7


CHP new logoEL CENTRO – On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at approximately 11:35 p.m., Adam F. Colon age 18 of Montery, CA was driving a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta westbound on I-8 East of State Route 7 in the first lane.

Passengers of the vehicle were Edgar Santillan age 19, of Marina, CA and Fermina Brambilla age 64, of Marina, CA.

Colon was driving approximately 80 to 85 miles per hour when he felt his vehicle start to drift to the right into the right dirt shoulder, where he lost control of his vehicle.

He ran off the road and his vehicle began to roll and eventually landed on its roof.

Colon suffered minor injuries consisting of lacerations to the left elbow.

One of the passengers sustained head trauma while the other passenger was transported for precautionary purposes.